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Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid As I Knew Them : Reminiscences of John P. Meadows (Reprint) (Paperback)

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Cowboy, army guide, farmer, peace officer, and character in his own right, John P. Meadows arrived in New Mexico from Texas as a young man. During his life in the Southwest, he knew or worked for many well-known characters, including William “Billy the Kid” Bonney, Sheriff Pat Garrett, John Selman, Hugh Beckwith, Charlie Siringo, and Pat Coghlan. Meadows helped investigate the disappearance of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, and he later bought part of downtown Tularosa, New Mexico, where he served a term as mayor.

The recollections gathered here are based on Meadows’s interviews with a reporter for the Alamogordo News, a partial transcript of his reminiscences given at the Lincoln State Monument, and a talk he gave by invitation in Roswell, New Mexico, to refute inaccuracies in the 1930 MGM movie Billy the Kid.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 192
Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 2017
TCIN: 51995198
UPC: 9780826333261
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-0669
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