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A portrait of William L. (Billy) Brooks, a stage coach driver, marshal of Newton, Kansas, policeman in Ellsworth, Kansas, and criminal. Brooks was marshal of Newton and policeman in Ellsworth in 1872. In several incidents, Brooks was reported to have shot and killed men. According to several newspaper articles, Brooks was killed stealing horses and interferring with the transportation of U.S. Mail.

Date: Between 1870 and 1874

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Item Number: 213408
Call Number: B Brooks, Billy *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213408

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