John Wesley Hardin 1853-1895: was an American outlaw, gunfighter & Born in Bonham, Texas, Hardin found himself in trouble with the law at an early age, and spent the majority of his life being pursued by both local lawmen & federal troops of the reconstruction era. Hardin is known to have had at least one encounter with the well-known lawman, "Wild Bill" Hickok. When he was finally captured and sent to prison in 1878, Hardin claimed to have already killed 42 men.
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John Wesley Hardin..At 14 he stabbed a boy for taunting him. He went into hiding, was warned if found he would be killed..he did not run and fought killing 3 cops evaded the law. He killed a stranger in a hotel room close to his for snoring. He went to prison for 17 years for many skirmishes. He was shot in the back while playing dice..
TEXAS JOHN SLAUGHTER — How fitting that the 1887 Winchester pump shotgun was created the same year that Texas John Slaughter became Cochise County sheriff. He handsomely wields that scattergun in this photograph, while he also packs his pearl-handled Colt Peacemaker. His Arizona peers called him Texas John because of his years working as a Texas Ranger.
London Gypsies photographed by John Thomson in 1877 as part of a series entitled 'Street Life in London.' This photograph shows a friendly group gathered around a caravan belonging to one William Hampton. The woman seated on the steps, Mary Pradd, was murdered a few weeks after the photograph was taken.