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The vigilantes of Montana

Thomas Josiah Dimsdale

The vigilantes of Montana

or, Popular justice in the Rocky Mountains. Being a correct and impartial narrative of the chase, trial, capture, and execution of Henry Plummer"s road agent band, together with accounts of the lives and crimes of many of the robbers and desperadoes, the whole being interspersed with sketches of life in the mining camps of the "Far West" ...

by Thomas Josiah Dimsdale

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Montana,
  • Montana.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminals -- Montana.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana.,
    • Vigilance committees -- Montana.,
    • Montana -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith an introd. by E. DeGolyer.
      SeriesThe Western frontier library [1]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF731 .D584 1953
      The Physical Object
      Pagination268 p.
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6136192M
      LC Control Number53009887


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This true eyewitness account comes alive with elements of gold, greed, murder, nostalgia, and romance that will thrill any fan of American Released on: October 14, Professor Thomas J. Dimsdale was an Englishman who came to Virginia City, Montana, at the height of the s gold rush in search of a better climate for his health.

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by the vigilantes (one of them took meals with her family during the brief period that her stepmother ran a boardinghouse). She attended one of Montana’s first schools, run by Thomas Dimsdale, who published an account of the violence in Montana’s first book, The Vigilantes of Montana.

Mary danced with her secessionist-minded. The account was written for the first newspaper in Montana and in published as the first book in the new territory, not long before its author died of consumption. written and spoken. Read "The Vigilantes of Montana Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains" by Thomas J.

Dimsdale available from Rakuten Kobo. The classic Old West narrative of the chase, trial, and execution of outlaw Henry Plummer and his band of road agents—“B Brand: Skyhorse Publishing.An excellent account of the vigilantes in Montana by author Thomas Dimsdale. Dimsdale was an English pioneer who moved to Montana for health reasons, he had tuberculosis.

He opened a private school in the winter ofat two dollars a week per student. Later, he became the editor of the territory's first newspaper, the Montana Post where /5(69).So they persuaded Thomas Josiah Dimsdale, editor-in-chief of the Montana Post (Montana’s first newspaper, published in Virginia City) to write a sympathetic history of them and of the events of The result was The Vigilantes of Montana, first serialized in the Montana Post and then published in book form in