The Resource A Texas cowboy, or, Fifteen years on the hurricane deck of a Spanish pony, taken from real life, by Charles A. Siringo ; with bibliographical study and a note on the author by J. Frank Dobie ; drawings by Tom Lea

A Texas cowboy, or, Fifteen years on the hurricane deck of a Spanish pony, taken from real life, by Charles A. Siringo ; with bibliographical study and a note on the author by J. Frank Dobie ; drawings by Tom Lea

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A Texas cowboy, or, Fifteen years on the hurricane deck of a Spanish pony, taken from real life
Title
A Texas cowboy, or, Fifteen years on the hurricane deck of a Spanish pony, taken from real life
Statement of responsibility
by Charles A. Siringo ; with bibliographical study and a note on the author by J. Frank Dobie ; drawings by Tom Lea
Title variation
  • Texas cowboy
  • Fifteen years on the hurricane deck of a Spanish pony, taken from real life
  • 15 years on the hurricane deck of a Spanish pony, taken from real life
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charles A. Siringo didn't' like killing, so he didn't like Billy the Kid. But he knew that many of the gunmen on Billy's trail deserved hanging more than the victim. Here's the thrilling account of hard-riding, hard-fighting years on the Texas trail in the authentic words of a man who was there -- Back cover
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
IXA
Citation location within source
B76b, p. 66
Citation source
McVicker
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A Texas cowboy, or, Fifteen years on the hurricane deck of a Spanish pony, taken from real life, by Charles A. Siringo ; with bibliographical study and a note on the author by J. Frank Dobie ; drawings by Tom Lea
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Sloane, c1950
  • Illustrated endpapers
  • 898 on cover and spine
  • "A Signet book."
  • "Charlie Siringo, writer and man / by J. Frank Dobie": pages 153-173
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-176)
Contents
My boyhood days -- My introduction to the late war -- My first lesson in cow punching -- My second experience in St. Louis -- A new experience -- Adopted and sent to school -- Back at last to the Lone Star State -- Learning to rope wild steers -- Owning my first cattle -- A start up the Chisholm Trail -- Buys a boat and becomes a sailor -- Back to my favorite occupation, that of a wild and woolly cow boy -- Mother and I meet at last -- On a tare in Wichita, Kansas -- A lonely trip down the Cimeron -- My first experience roping a buffalo -- An exciting trip after thieves -- Seven weeks among Indians -- A lonely ride of eleven hundred miles -- Another start up the Chisholm Trail -- A trip which terminated in the capture of "Billy the Kid" -- Billy the Kid's capture -- A trip to the Rio Grande on a mule -- Waylaid by unknown parties -- A trip down the Reo Pecos -- A true sketch of "Billy the Kid's" life -- Wrestling with a dose of small pox on the Llano Estacado -- In love with a Mexican girl -- A sudden leap from cow boy to merchant
Control code
5577821
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
176 pages
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Paperbound.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Dudley Dobie and Marcelle Smith, 2013 (Access. No. 2013-082). From the library of Dudley Dobie, Sr. Paperbound.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Paperbound.
Other physical details
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Label
A Texas cowboy, or, Fifteen years on the hurricane deck of a Spanish pony, taken from real life, by Charles A. Siringo ; with bibliographical study and a note on the author by J. Frank Dobie ; drawings by Tom Lea
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Sloane, c1950
  • Illustrated endpapers
  • 898 on cover and spine
  • "A Signet book."
  • "Charlie Siringo, writer and man / by J. Frank Dobie": pages 153-173
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-176)
Contents
My boyhood days -- My introduction to the late war -- My first lesson in cow punching -- My second experience in St. Louis -- A new experience -- Adopted and sent to school -- Back at last to the Lone Star State -- Learning to rope wild steers -- Owning my first cattle -- A start up the Chisholm Trail -- Buys a boat and becomes a sailor -- Back to my favorite occupation, that of a wild and woolly cow boy -- Mother and I meet at last -- On a tare in Wichita, Kansas -- A lonely trip down the Cimeron -- My first experience roping a buffalo -- An exciting trip after thieves -- Seven weeks among Indians -- A lonely ride of eleven hundred miles -- Another start up the Chisholm Trail -- A trip which terminated in the capture of "Billy the Kid" -- Billy the Kid's capture -- A trip to the Rio Grande on a mule -- Waylaid by unknown parties -- A trip down the Reo Pecos -- A true sketch of "Billy the Kid's" life -- Wrestling with a dose of small pox on the Llano Estacado -- In love with a Mexican girl -- A sudden leap from cow boy to merchant
Control code
5577821
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
176 pages
Note
  • Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Forms part of: Lowman-Dobie Collection. Gift of Al Lowman, 2004 (Access. No. 2004-006). Paperbound.
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Dudley Dobie and Marcelle Smith, 2013 (Access. No. 2013-082). From the library of Dudley Dobie, Sr. Paperbound.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. Paperbound.
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illustrations

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