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The Marquis de Morès: Emperor of the Bad Lands, by Donald Dresden

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Author:
Dresden, Donald W. 1910-1982  Search this
Subject:
Morès, Antoine Amédée Marie Vincent Manca de Vallombrosa marquis de 1858-1896  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 282 pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits 22 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
North Dakota
Date:
1970
[1970]
Contents:
I. The Emperor of the Bad Lands -- II. De Morès' background -- III. The Town of Little Missouri: The Bad Lands -- IV. The Building of Medora -- V. De Morès fences his land -- VI. Open war on de Morès -- VII. Justice-of-the-Peace justice -- VIII. Medora in 1883 after the first trial -- IX. Medora in 1884 and 1885 -- X. The Bad Lands cow boy -- XI. De Mores and Theodore Roosevelt -- XII. Life in the Bad Lands for the de Morèses -- XIII. De Morès' business and the beef trust -- XIV. De Morès' other business enterprises -- XV. The Medora-Deadwood Stage Line -- XVI. The Third trial -- XVII. Rustling and "The Stranglers" -- XVIII. The Collapse -- XIX. Paris and the Orient -- XX. Reconnaissance and Intrigue in French Indochina -- XXI. France-Politics-Duels -- XXII. Africa-The Assassination -- XXIII. The Assassins Tried-French Government Complicity -- XXIV. Return to the Bad Lands
Topic:
History  Search this
Call number:
F641.M6 D7X 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037793