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life of John Wesley Hardin

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Hardin, John Wesley, 1853-1895, Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas, Crime and criminals --

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Statementfrom the original manuscript, as written by himself.
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LC ClassificationsF391 .H26
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6533874M
LC Control Number11021041
OCLC/WorldCa784319

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Gambler, gunslinger, folk hero to some, cold-blooded murderer to others, John Wesley Hardin or Wes Hardin as he was known. The life of John Wesley Hardin [John Wesley Hardin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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McCubbin /5(59). Hardin, John Wesley,Frontier and pioneer life, Crime and criminals Publisher Seguin, Texas, Smith & Moore Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of Congress Language EnglishPages: John Wesley Hardin ( – Aug ) was an American Old West outlaw, gunfighter, and controversial folk icon.

The son of a Methodist preacher, Hardin got into trouble with the law from an early age. He killed his first man at age 15; he claimed it was in of death: Gunshot wound. Life of John Wesley Hardin book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In an American Old West populated by fierce outlaws, badmen a /5(2). - Buy The Life of John Wesley Hardin: As Written By Himself book online at best prices in India on Read The Life of John Wesley Hardin: As Written By Himself book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified s: The Life of John Wesley Hardin As Written by Himself (The Western Frontier Libarary) John Wesley Hardin Published by University of Oklahoma Press ().

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John Wesley Hardin, aka "Young Seven Up," "Little Arkansas," "Wes Clemmons" and "J. Swain," was a notorious outlaw and gunfighter who killed his first man at age 15 in and, according to himself, went on to kill over 40 more by the time he was sent to prison at age He served 16 years of a 25 year sentence before being pardoned.5/5(1).

HARDIN, JOHN WESLEY (–). John Wesley (Wes) Hardin, outlaw, son of James G. and Elizabeth Hardin, was born in Bonham, Texas, on His father was a Methodist preacher, circuit rider, schoolteacher, and lawyer. Hardin's violent career started in with a schoolyard squabble in which he stabbed another youth.

In an era and an area notable for badmen and gunslingers, John Wesley Hardin was perhaps the most notorious. Considered by many of his contemporaries to be almost illiterate, he nevertheless left for publication after his death in this autobiography, which, though biased, is remarkably accurate and readable/5().

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HARDIN, John Wesley. The Life of John Wesley Hardin from the Original Manuscript. Seguin, Texas: Smith & Moore, Octavo, original printed wrappers. First edition of “the autobiography of one of the most ferocious of all Texas killers,” in original wrappers.

Illustrated with four drawings and a vignette labeled “John Wesley Hardin. John Wesley Hardin was the only Wild West outlaw to write his autobiography.

This new edition of his prison-penned memoirs includes an introduction and footnotes by author and translator Damian Stevenson ('On the Shortness of Life') which help shed light on this most enigmatic of Old West legends/5(2).

In an era and an area notable for badmen and gunslingers, John Wesley Hardin was perhaps the most notorious.

Considered by many of his contemporaries to be almost illiterate, he nevertheless left for publication after his death in this autobiography, which, though biased, is remarkably accurate and readable.

Hardin was born in in 2/5(1). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The life of John Wesley Hardin by John Wesley Hardin,Smith & Moore edition, in EnglishAuthor: John Wesley Hardin. The Life of John Wesley Hardin: As Written By Himself (Paperback) Published January 15th by University of Oklahoma Press Paperback, pages.

John Wesley Hardin was an American outlaw, gunfight, and controversial folk-hero of the Old West, born in Texas. Hardin became famous as a gun slinger so mean that he reputedly killed a man for snoring.

He killed his first man at age 15 and by the time he was finally arrested by Texas Rangers, he claimed to have killed 42 : Maine Book Barn Publishing.

John’s children inherited his estate, which included his autobiography. It was published in book form and titled The Life of John Wesley Hardin, as written by himself.

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He misrepresented himself many times throughout the book, starting with his opening statement, which read: “I was born in Bonham, Fannin county, Texas, on the 26th of May. John Wesley Hardin In an era and an area notable for badmen and gunslingers, John Wesley Hardin was perhaps the most notorious.

Considered by many of his contemporaries to be almost illiterate, he nevertheless left for publication after his death in this autobiography, which, though biased, is remarkably accurate and was. The life of John Wesley Hardin. [John Wesley Hardin] Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Wesley Hardin.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Frontier and pioneer life\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. John Wesley Hardin's legacy as an outlaw has made him a colorful character and the subject of various media works from his own time up to the present day.

Many people came to know of Hardin through the TV ad for Time-Life Books "Old West" series. During the description of one book in the series, The Gunfighters, the well-known claim is made: "John Wesley Hardin, so.

In an era and an area notable for badmen and gunslingers, John Wesley Hardin was perhaps the most notorious. Considered by many of his contemporaries to be also illiterate, he nevertheless left for publication after his death in this autobiography, which, though biased, is remarkably accurate and readable.2/5(1).When outlaw John Wesley Hardin was imprisoned in Texas, this manuscript ended and now remains the only authentic autobiography of a cowboy.

After his first murder at the age of 15, Hardin proceeded to live a life on the run, pursued by lynch mobs, bounty hunters, and assassins. He became the archetypal wanted man. Book Overview In an era and an area notable for badmen and gunslingers, John Wesley Hardin was perhaps the most notorious.

Considered by many of his contemporaries to be almost illiterate, he nevertheless left for publication after his death in this autobiography, which, though biased, is remarkably accurate and was born in.