The Early West
The Collection of Jim and Theresa Earle

27 Aug 2021, starting at 12:00 PDT .

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TEXAS RANGERS. A collection of manuscripts, photographs and memorabilia relating to the Texas Rangers, including:

NARRATIVE OF THE KILLING OF JOHN WESLEY HARDIN: THE TESTIMONY OF SELMAN AND OTHERS. SELMAN, JOHN. Holograph Manuscript (originally signed but signature lost to chipping), narrative of Selman's testimony regarding the killing of Hardin, 2 pp, legal folio,

JOHN WESLEY HARDIN IN DEATH. Albumen print cabinet card, 5 1/2 x 4 inches laid down to 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches,

THE DEATH OF MARTIN M'ROSE (OR MROZ). A series of documents relating to the pursuit and murder of Martin M'rose. There is some suggestion that M'rose was murdered by a consortium that included John Wesley Hardin, who was having an affair with M'rose's wife Beulah,

THE GEM SALOON, EL PASO. Imperial albumen print photo, a street scene in El Paso, TX, c.1900,

BEN THOMPSON CASKET PHOTOGRAPH. THOMPSON, BEN. 1843-1884. Portrait on curved glass with hand tinting, 6 x 4 3/8 inches, in elaborate painted wood and silk frame measuring

DIAGRAM OF BEN THOMPSON-JACK HARRIS GUNFIGHT. Original pen and ink drawing on waxed linen, plan and elevation of the scene at the Variety Saloon in San Antonio on July 11, 1882, in black and red ink,

MENGER HOTEL, SAN ANTONIO. Hotel registers for Menger Hotel, San Antonio, 2 folio albums, November 1, 1874-July 30, 1878 and July 17, 1880-August 5, 1881, by

PAT GARRETT'S TEXAS RANGER APPOINTMENT. IRELAND, JOHN. 1827-1896. Document Signed ("Jno Ireland") as Governor of Texas, appointing Patrick F. Garrett as Lieutenant in the Frontier Battalion,

JOHN SELMAN'S COLT SINGLE ACTION ARMY REVOLVER USED TO SHOOT JOHN WESLEY HARDIN AT THE ACME SALOON IN EL PASO, TEXAS, AUGUST 19, 1895. Serial no. 141805 for 1891, .45 caliber 5 1/2 inch barrel with single line address.

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