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Published by Primavera Press in Los Angeles .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bell, Horace, -- 1830-1918.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- California.,
  • California, Southern.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of 1927 ed.

Other titlesEarly times in Southern California.
StatementBy Major Horace Bell; with a foreword by Arthur M. Ellis.
The Physical Object
Pagination499 p.
Number of Pages499
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22950015M

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Horace Bell () left Indiana to seek gold in California. In , he moved to Los Angeles and later became involved in American filibustering in Latin America and saw service in the Union Army before returning to Los Angeles after the Civil War to become a lawyer and newspaper publisher. Reminiscences of a ranger () includes anecdotes of Bell's experiences as a . Full text of "Reminiscences of a ranger: or, early times in Southern California" See other formats.   Gunfights and general lawlessness were common in the frontier cities of the American West. Tombstone and Dodge City are legendary. But neither saw violence approaching that of Los Angeles in the his Reminiscences of a Ranger, Horace Bell reports that "midnight raids and open day robbery and assassinations of defenseless or unsuspecting . Get this from a library! Reminiscences of a ranger; or, Early times in Southern California.. [Horace Bell] -- Horace Bell () left Indiana to seek gold in California. In , he moved to Los Angeles and later became involved in American filibustering in Latin America and saw service in .

Internet Archive BookReader Reminiscences of a ranger: or, early times in Southern California Internet Archive. Internet Archive. Settings About This Book Reminiscences of a ranger: or, early times in Southern California. Author. Bell, Horace, ,Yarnell, Caystile & . Get this from a library! Reminiscences of a ranger: or, Early times in Southern California. [Horace Bell; Arthur M Ellis; James Bodrero] -- Described the criminal elements and the violent life in Los Angeles and Southern California in the s among the American and the Spanish Californians. Reminiscences of a Ranger; Or, Early Times in Southern California 3 Report of the Debates in the Convention of California, on the Formation of the State Constitution, in . The first was an memoir, Reminiscences of a Ranger: Early Times in Southern California. The California Rangers were California's first statewide law enforcement agency, formed in to deal particularly with the outlaw gangs troubling the Gold Country during the early s/5(3).

  Reminiscences of a ranger; or, Early times in Southern California by Horace Bell, , Yarnell, Caystile & Mathes edition, Microform in EnglishPages: Horace Bell, was the author of two books about his life and the times of the early years of the State of California. The first was an memoir, Reminiscences of a Ranger: Early Times in Southern California. More of his memoirs were included in a posthumously published On the Old West Coast: Being Further Reminiscences of a Ranger (). Reminiscences of a ranger () includes anecdotes of Bell's experiences as a Los Angeles Ranger pursuing Joaquin Murietta in , a soldier of fortune in Latin America, a Union officer in the Civil War, and a Los Angeles newspaper by: 9. EARLY CALIFORNIA; REMINISCENCES OF A RANGER; or, Early Times in California, By Major Horace Bell. Foreword by Arthur M. Ellis. Illustrations by James S. Brodero.