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The governor's hounds : the Texas State Police, 1870-1873 / by Barry A. Crouch and Donaly E. Brice.

Author/Creator:
Crouch, Barry A., 1941-
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 312 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture ; no. 30.
Jack and Doris Smothers series in Texas history, life, and culture ; no. 30
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Subjects:
Texas State Police -- History.
Police, State -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Law enforcement -- Texas -- History -- 19th century.
Contents:
Murder: an inalienable state right
An "untiring enemy to all evil-doers": the formation of the state police
"An affair only equalled by the exploits of the comanches": the Hill County imbroglio
"The dark recesses of their hearts": the state police and martial law in Walker County
A shamelessly disloyal community: the state police and Limestone/Freestone Counties
The job is relentless: state policemen in action
Lampasas: the death of the state police.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Brice, Donaly E.
ISBN:
9780292726796 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292726791 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
701243184