The Lawmen

The Lawmen

United States Marshals and Their Deputies, 1789-1989

Book - 1990
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Baker & Taylor
Traces the history of U.S. marshals, describes their official role, and tells the stories of famous marshals, including Wyatt Earp

Book News
A highly readable account of a popular subject, the US marshals and their deputies, long the only nationwide civilian police power available to the president, Congress, and the federal courts, and still retaining broad jurisdiction and authority. Calhoun (historian, US Marshals Service) tells the story of the marshals and their involvement in many significant events in American history. With 32 pages of illustrations. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1990
ISBN: 9780874743968
Branch Call Number: 363.282 CAL
Characteristics: xii, 370 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. : 24 cm


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