The Last Outlaws: The Lives and Legends of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

By Thom Hatch

The previous West used to be coming to an end.
Two mythical outlaws refused to compliment it.
As leaders of the Wild Bunch, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance child completed the main bold financial institution and teach robberies in their day. For a number of years on the finish of the Nineties, the 2 neighbors, besides a revolving band of thieves, eluded legislations enforcement whereas stealing from the wealthy bankers and jap railroad organisations who exploited Western land…until they rode headlong into the 20th century.
In The final Outlaws, Thom Hatch brings those memorable characters to sensible by no means prior to. From their early holdup attempts to that fateful day in Bolivia, Hatch draws on a wealth of unpolluted research to go past the parable and supply a compelling new examine those legends of the Wild West.

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In addition they traveled via educate to go to Samanna in Mont Clare, the place Sundance graciously invited his nephews to go to him in Cholila. The relatives was once instructed that the cause of Sundance’s journey was back remedy for an previous gunshot wound. Sundance and Etta again to ny urban in June, maybe in terms of Chicago for added clinical remedy. On June 25, they again to Tiffany & Co. , the place Sundance picked out an eye fixed that price $15. 35. On July 10, they boarded the steamer Honorius, which used to be now not a passenger send yet a freighter—Harry position was once indexed as purser, and Ethel as a steward.

156 Hilton, Edith, 156 gap within the Wall, Wyoming, 110–111, 124, 128, 161, 164, 204, 206, 298 Holliday, document, 208 Horan, James D. , 246 Horn, Tom, 168, 234–235 Horse Creek, Wyoming, 108, a hundred and ten, 111, a hundred twenty five, 127, 131, 148, 215 Horseracing, 45–48, sixty eight, one zero five, 236–237 Horseshoe Canyon, Utah, 151 Hoy, Valentine, 164, 176, 295 Hudspeth, Al, 186 Humboldt educate theft, 181–183 Humphries, Eduardo, 242–243 Hunnicutt, Arthur, 297 Hunt, Callie may perhaps (Lillie Davis), 171, 210 Hunter, Colin, 88 Ings, Fred, ninety one looking for Butch Cassidy (Pointer), 284 Irish immigrants, 32 Irvine, Tom, eighty three James, Jesse, sixty two, eighty four, 96–97, 119, 295 James-Younger Gang, 10–11, eighty four, 96–97, 119, 199 Jevons, Wilfred, 144–145 Johnson, Andrew, nine Johnson, Everett, ninety Johnson, Patrick Louis “Swede,” 164, one hundred sixty five, 172, 176–177 Johnson County, Wyoming, 110–111 Jones, W.

Nine Max Parker arrived domestic that evening and used to be stunned and dissatisfied to profit that Bob had departed for Colorado. This habit used to be now not normal of his oldest son. There should have been a cause he left so all at once, with out even ready to claim goodbye to his father. Max made up our minds to unravel it instantly. He rode into city the subsequent morning and, a lot to his dismay, figured out why Bob had ridden off with out a lot realize. in response to Bob’s sister Lula, Max used to be instructed that of Mike Cassidy’s pals and accomplices—cowpunchers named Charley and Fred—had branded farm animals that have been famous as being owned via different ranchers.

It can stand to cause that there has been most likely one other factor in addition to the refusal to promote the pony that got here among this rancher and Bob, might be an unpaid invoice for feed and pasturing that was once in dispute. however, Bob was once taken to Montrose and tossed into penitentiary. He was once now not with no neighbors himself, besides the fact that, who knew who really owned Cornish. They stressed out Max Parker in Circleville to notify him approximately this strength injustice unfolding in Colorado. 21 Max moved quickly to Montrose, and located Bob reclining in his prison cellphone studying a magazine—with the telephone door unlocked and putting wide-open.

25. Kirby, upward push & Fall, 88; Ernst, The Sundance child, 131–32. 26. long island instances, February 1, 1900; Patterson, Butch Cassidy, 185. 27. Ernst, The Sundance child, 132; Pinkertons, felony background #7111. 28. Kelly, Outlaw path, 288; Kirby, Saga of Butch, forty nine; Ernst, The Sundance child, 132, 134. 29. Kirby, Saga of Butch, fifty four; Ernst, The Sundance child, 134. 30. big apple instances, February 14, 1901. 31. Kirby, Saga of Butch, sixty four; Meadows, Digging Up Butch and Sun-dance, forty five. bankruptcy ELEVEN—PATAGONIA 1. For extra approximately passenger steamships of this period, see: Nicholas T.

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