Jesse James' exploits


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Jesse James' exploits

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Title:
Jesse James' exploits
Series Title:
Jesse James Stories
Creator:
Lawson, W. B.
Place of Publication:
New York
Publisher:
Street & Smith
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Language:
English
Physical Description:
32 p. ; 26 cm.

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Dime novels ( lcsh )
Criminal investigation ( lcsh )
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University of South Florida
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University of South Florida
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The University of South Florida Libraries believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries.
Resource Identifier:
028820460 ( ALEPH )
08650894 ( OCLC )
J14-00037 ( USF DOI )
j14.37 ( USF Handle )

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issued Weekly. By Sub.rcrij>lio11 $2so per year. Entered as Second Class Malter al New Y ork Post Office by SrREET & SMITH, :us William St .. N Y. No. 37. Price, Five Cents. "OHi SAVE ME, SIR! SAVE MEI" MOANED THE GIRL, AS A YELL FROM THE POSSE BEHIND WARNED JEi!SE JAMES THAT HE HAD 40.UN BEEN R X O BTED.-(CHAPTER CCXX. )

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A weeKLY DfALlftG WITR DETECTIOft Of CRIME \ Issued Weekly. By /I.JO fer y e a r E11t wed as Second Class M atte r a t tile N. Y. P oJt Offiu, by STREET !: S M I TH, ;u8 William St., N Y. E n tered acc ordi,.r to Act of Co1'.!fYtsS ,.,. t u yea r in tlte O ffice o f tltl Lilwaria n of C01'.!fYess, Waslu",.rton. D C. No. 37. NEW YORK J anuary 1 8 1902. P rice Five Cents. James' Exploits. By W. B LAWSON. CHAPTER 2 I I. THE CHASE. It was a moonlight night in the early eighties The air was balmy and the foliage green and abundant, in spite of the fact t hat October was waning. The scene was the extreme sub.urbs of Placer ville, Ca l ifornia, a town overflowing with stockmen, miners, cowpunchers and tenderfoot prospectors The peaks of the Sierras towered in the distance while i lower fringe of woodland showed the line of the foothills. Fruit trees and shrubs almost hid the few frame bui l dings and log cabins, for iri this vicin ity there had been little of 'man's interference. The road leading from Placerville grew narrow and rocky as it wound away from the habitation s Silence reigned upon thi s particular ni ght until moon and stars showed the hour following midnight. Then a solitary horseman emerged from the shadow o f one of the building s, and moved stealthily forwar d. Horse and man seemed one, so perfectly were both proportioned and so harmoni ous was their every m o vement. The cautious rider had hardl y passed out into the moonlight when a long, sh r ill bl ast of a whistle sounded. A man, who had been watchi n g upon the roof of a nei?"hboring house, sudden l y sprang to his feet, and began a se rie s of frantic gestures. Instantly, the stalwart rider leaned forward in his saddle and l aid a brawny hand upon the shin ing neck of his magnificent mount. "Ha! It is a s I expected! The spies are watch ing us Star King! No doubt, they have tracked us since daybreak yesterday! \Ve must" r ide for it, my beauty!" he muttered. He touched his pet as he s poke, and the !J,orse sprang forward. His feet spurned the ground as he vanished in t h e shadows at a rapid rate of speed. "Whoop! Hi, thar Hello, sheriff!" shout ed the m an on the roof.

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2 THE JESSE JAMES STORIES. There \\'as a clatter of hoofs, and mounted men over him at present, the outlook \\ a s not a s cheerful came from all directions. as he could \\"ish. I There was a sprinkling of cowbov s Indians, mmAll clepen
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