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Wells, Fargo & Co. stagecoach and train robberies, 1870-1884 : the corporate report of 1885 with additional facts about the crimes and their perpetrators / James B. Hume and John N. Thacker ; edited and expanded by R. Michael Wilson.

Author/Creator:
Hume, James B., 1827-1904.
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
v, 275 p. ; 26 cm.
Edition:
Rev. ed.
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Other Title:
Wells, Fargo and Co.
Wells, Fargo & Company
Subjects:
Stagecoach robberies -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Train robberies -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Brigands and robbers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Criminals -- West (U.S.) -- Identification -- History -- 19th century.
Wells, Fargo & Company -- History -- 19th century.
Express service -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890.
Stagecoach robberies -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Train robberies -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890 -- Sources.
Summary:
"In 1885, Wells, Fargo's detective Hume and agent Thacker published a report summarizing 14 years' losses, a 'textual mug book' focusing on detailed physical descriptions of those who committed the crimes, intended to assist law enforcement in identifying and apprehending the criminals. This work updates the original with details from newspapers, diaries, and court records"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Stagecoaching
Report summary
The robbers' record
Appendix: Additional robbers and their crimes.
Notes:
Previously published: Las Vegas, Nev. : Stagecoach Books, c2007, under title Wells, Fargo & Co. report of losses from stagecoach and train robbers, 1870 to 1884.
Original report published in 1885 under title: Report of Jas. B. Hume and Jno. N. Thacker, special officers, Wells, Fargo & Co.'s express.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Thacker, John N.
Wilson, R. Michael, 1944-
Hume, James B., 1827-1904.
Hume, James B., 1827-1904.
ISBN:
9780786448555 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786448555 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
494278882