The trial of Tom Horn / John W. Davis.

"[This] account of the trial of Tom Horn for the murder of a 14-year-old boy & places it in perspective as part of a larger struggle for control of Wyomings grazing land&. Tom Horn, employed as a Pinkerton and then as a range detective, had a reputation as a loner and a braggart with a...

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Main Author: Davis, John W., 1943- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • "Willie is murdered"
  • The coroner's inquest convenes
  • Who killed Willie Nickell?
  • The coroner's inquest continues
  • Another shooting
  • Tom horn appears
  • The arrest and preliminary hearing of Tom Horn
  • Prologue to trial
  • The trial begins
  • The testimony begins
  • The trial continues
  • A bad day for Tom Horn
  • Joe Lefors
  • Of bullets and bullet holes
  • The defense continues
  • Tom Horn takes the stand
  • Cross-examination
  • More cross-examination
  • Concluding evidence
  • Final arguments
  • The defense responds
  • Stoll's last words
  • The verdict
  • The motion for new trial
  • A new era
  • Escape
  • The appeal to the Wyoming Supreme Court
  • Clemency?
  • Tom Horn hangs
  • Epilogue.