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Rube Burrow, desperado, Rick Miller

Label
Rube Burrow, desperado
Title
Rube Burrow, desperado
Statement of responsibility
Rick Miller
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Rick
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.B8
LC item number
M55 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Burrow, Rube
  • Brigands and robbers
  • Brigands and robbers
  • Outlaws
  • Murderers
  • Train robberies
Label
Rube Burrow, desperado, Rick Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Rube Burrow was a prolific train robber in the 1880s and early 1890s ranging from Texas to Arkansas to Mississippi and Alabama. He ended his career with a cold-blooded murder that triggered a major manhunt. Rick Miller through diligent research has laid out the true story from primarary resources (see 456 endnotes) correcting many errors previously written about Burrow and his cohorts
  • Reuben Houston "Rube" Burrow was born in Alabama in 1855?, married a Tarrant County, Texas girl, and is found on the 1880 census in Wise County, Texas. His first train robbery was December 11, 1886 at Bellevue, a small watering station on the Fort Worth and Denver Railroad in Clay County about eighty miles from Fort Worth. Soon robberies of Texas and Pacific and other trains followed. In July 1889 he killed a local postmaster. Following a widespread manhunt he was killed in Alabama in December 1890
  • Afterword (p. 145-151) gives brief biographical information about people associated with Rube Burrow
  • Endnotes (p. 163-190)
  • Errata sheet attached to front endpaper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-161) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 201 pages
Isbn
9781491717813
Lccn
2013922661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn870200282
  • (OCoLC)870200282
Label
Rube Burrow, desperado, Rick Miller
Publication
Note
  • Rube Burrow was a prolific train robber in the 1880s and early 1890s ranging from Texas to Arkansas to Mississippi and Alabama. He ended his career with a cold-blooded murder that triggered a major manhunt. Rick Miller through diligent research has laid out the true story from primarary resources (see 456 endnotes) correcting many errors previously written about Burrow and his cohorts
  • Reuben Houston "Rube" Burrow was born in Alabama in 1855?, married a Tarrant County, Texas girl, and is found on the 1880 census in Wise County, Texas. His first train robbery was December 11, 1886 at Bellevue, a small watering station on the Fort Worth and Denver Railroad in Clay County about eighty miles from Fort Worth. Soon robberies of Texas and Pacific and other trains followed. In July 1889 he killed a local postmaster. Following a widespread manhunt he was killed in Alabama in December 1890
  • Afterword (p. 145-151) gives brief biographical information about people associated with Rube Burrow
  • Endnotes (p. 163-190)
  • Errata sheet attached to front endpaper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-161) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 201 pages
Isbn
9781491717813
Lccn
2013922661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn870200282
  • (OCoLC)870200282

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