Kirkpatrick, E E 1956
A 90-year-old man, possibly Tom Hart, recalls various outlaws and crimes committed in Texas during the late 1800s and early 1900s. An 84-year-old man discusses a cattle rustling mob and various events which took place in the San Saba area in the late 1800s. He also covers some personal family history.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Unidentified
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Location: San Saba, Texas
Interviewer: E.E. Kirkpatrick
Length: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Various killings, hanging and lynchings discussed,
Black Jack Ketchum and other outlaws mentioned,
Some early members of the Texas Rangers named,
Train robberies noted,
Dee Harkey and his book cited.
Tape 1, Side 2: Trial involving men named Ogle and Greenly discussed,
Other trials mentioned,
Hartman murder discussed,
Belle Martin and Kirkpatrick family mentioned,
Work on 25 to 30 chuck wagons in the San Angelo area discussed.
Tape 2, Side 1: Hanging of Ace Brown (1889),
Many hangings occurred in the late 1800s,
Texas Rangers once brought in to stop cattle rustling,
Various murders committed by Ace Brown mentioned,
Oliver-Owens-Favor family history discussed,
Cattle rustling incidents cited,
Case of people murdered by Dick Duncan mentioned,
Various places he and his wife have lived summarized.
Tape 2, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: 1880s-early 1900s
Bulk Dates: 1880s-early 1900s
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