Blood-Soaked earth : [large print] the trial of Oliver Lee / W. Michael Farmer.

By: Farmer, W. Michael
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2020. ©2019Description: 627 p. (large print) : maps ; 22 cmISBN: 9781432857462 Report number: BR-Fall 20Subject(s): Lee, Oliver, 1865-1941 -- Fiction | Fountain, Albert Jennings, 1838-1896 -- Fiction | New Mexico -- History -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Western fiction. | History. | Large type books.Summary: A long simmering Tularosa basin range war between big cattle companies and small operators boiled over when the famous attorney for the Southeastern New Mexico Livestock Association, Albert Fountain, and his eight-year-old son Henry, disappeared 1 February 1896 and were never found again. Republicans immediately assumed Oliver Lee, small rancher, fast gun, and a leading Democrat, murdered the Fountains. Three years later Lee and friend James Gililland were brought to trial in the little mining town of Hillsboro for the murder of Henry Fountain.
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A long simmering Tularosa basin range war between big cattle companies and small operators boiled over when the famous attorney for the Southeastern New Mexico Livestock Association, Albert Fountain, and his eight-year-old son Henry, disappeared 1 February 1896 and were never found again. Republicans immediately assumed Oliver Lee, small rancher, fast gun, and a leading Democrat, murdered the Fountains. Three years later Lee and friend James Gililland were brought to trial in the little mining town of Hillsboro for the murder of Henry Fountain.

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