Cambridge, Mass -- Harvard's Texas Ranger


Lerner KL. Cambridge, Mass -- Harvard's Texas Ranger. Taking Bearings. LMG (London, Paris, Cambridge). 2014.
Cambridge, Mass -- Harvard's Texas Ranger


Cambridge, Mass. — The earliest Texas Rangers were hard men in a hard land. They saw the world in black and white, the word "alleged" having little meaning with regard to dispensing frontier justice -- which often consisted of a mere formality of trial before hanging. Among these rugged men rode one Ranger, Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry (1825-1903, with a more scholarly disposition and ties to Harvard. <more

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