The banditti of the prairies

a tale of the Mississippi Valley
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W. B. Conkey Co. , Chicago
Statementby Edward Bonney.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 16117.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination248 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17552397M

THE BANDITTI OF THE PRAIRIES. A TALE OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. J.R. Phipps. Chapter 1.

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The valley of the Mississippi River from its earliest settlement has been more infested with reckless and bloodstained men, than any other part of the country, being more congenial to their habits and offering the greatest inducements to follow their nefarious and /5(2).

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The banditti of the prairies. The banditti of the prairies. An illustration of Edward Bonney, from his book Banditti of the Prairies who as a bounty hunter and amateur detective inbegan a man-hunt doggedly pursued Robert Birch and his accomplices in the "Banditti of the Prairie", from Illinois to Ohio and back to Chicago for the torture-murder of Colonel George Davenport and counterfeiting.

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Call Number on card PSB45P7 LAC tnb LAC tnb update (1 card) Contributor: Bennett, Emerson. The Banditti of the Prairies: A Tale of the Mississippi Valley: An Authentic Narrative of Thrilling Adventures in the Earliest Settlement of the Western Country Edward Bonney.

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Most of "The Banditti" is the story of Bonney's pursuit of the gang. J.R. Phipps is to be congratulated for making Bonney's book available.

Phipps became interested in Bonney's story while doing genealogical research, that "Shack Phips," a Hoosier ne'er-do-well, and the subject of the book's eleventh chapter, was John Meshack Phipps, a /5. From the s to the s, Illinois and neighboring states and territories were plagued by an extensive network of prairie bandits – known somewhat poetically as "the Banditti of the Prairie.

The banditti of the prairies: or, The murderer's doom!. a tale of the Mississippi Valley. University of Oklahoma Press in English - [New ed.].

Edward Bonney, the detective who apprehended John and Aaron Long, wrote of Levisa (Stamper) Long, the woman Aunt Susie called “old Mrs. Long,” in his book Banditti of the Prairie ( edition, p. 90). The Banditti and the Regulators describes the beginnings of the Ku Klux Klan in Lincoln's time.

Since the author's ancestors were shot by vigilantes called Regulators, the story is told in a diary format as though her great-grandmother is writing about her abolitionist father-in-law and her : The Banditti of the Prairie outlaws in an illustration from Edward Bonney's book The Banditti of the Prairies including Robert H.

Birch and his accomplices attacking and murdering Colonel George Davenport at his home on July 4, THE BANDITTI OF THE PRAIRIES. A TALE OF THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. J.R. Phipps Chapter 1 The valley of the Mississippi River from its earliest settlement has been more infested with reckless and bloodstained men, than any other part of the country, being more congenial to their habits and offering the greatest inducements to follow their nefarious and dangerous trade.

The banditti of the prairies, or, the murderer's doom: a tale of Mississippi Valley and the far west. An authentic narrative of thrilling and hair breath adventures in the early settlement of the western country / by Edward Bonney ; embellished with illustrative engravings.

Format Book. Banditti of the Plains is a book written by Asa Mercer about the Johnson County War in Wyoming, United States. Publication history. The title of the book was taken from a now-forgotten Western titled The Banditti of the Range.

[citation needed]It is written from the perspective of Mercer, who had come to Wyoming to edit the North West Live Stock Journal. The Regulators and the Banditti, in the 's and 's an organized criminal gang known as the Banditti of the Prairie wasactive on the midwestern frontier.

In six members were arrested and held for trial in Oregon, Illinois. On Ma the day before the trial, the new Oregon courthouse was burned. Banditti of the prairies, or, The murderer's doom!. Norman, University of Oklahoma Press [©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Edward Bonney; Edward Bonney: Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Edward Bonney.

Another edition of Edward Bonney's Banditti of the Prairies than the one linked recently (the edition) is accessible in Google Books. This is the edition published by T.B. Peterson and Brothers in Philadelphia. This edition can be downloaded as a pdf or epub (pdf recommended), and contains some illustrations not present in the.

The Banditti of the Plains: or The Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in [The Crowning Infamy of the Ages]. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press,xiii-xv, Rush, Nixon Orwin.

Mercer's Banditti of the Plains: The Story of the First Book Giving an Account of the Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in "Banditti of the Prairies": Memoir. Format E-Book Published Marlborough, Wiltshire: Adam Matthew Digital, Description 1 online resource URL Access for [Bloomington, East, Kokomo, Northwest, South Bend, Southeast] - (Available on campus and off campus with authorized logon) Other contributors.

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Edward Bonney is the author of The Banditti of the Prairies ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), The Banditti of the Prairies ( av /5(2). The Banditti of the Prairies - Scholar's Choice Edition by Edward Bonney,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

An illustration of Edward Bonney, the bounty hunter and amateur detective, who, inposed as a counterfeiter (who ironically had been arrested for counterfeiting, himself, a few years earlier) to infiltrate a faction of the "Banditti of the Prairie" and track down the infamous murderers of Colonel George wrote the book, The Banditti of the Prairies: or, The .The Banditti of the Prairie also, known as "The Prairie Bandits," "Pirates of the Prairie," "Prairie Pirates," or simply "The Banditti," in the U.S.

state of Illinois, were a group of loose-knit outlaw gangs during the early-midth bands of roving criminals were common in many parts of Illinois, the counties of Lee, DeKalb, Ogle, and Winnebago were especially .The Banditti of the Prairies by Paul-Thomas Ferguson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.