Thompson’s sojourn used to be really brief—he back east after purely and a part years. yet in that point he looked for gold, ran a Bannack mercantile company, traveled to the Pacific Coast and again, served in Montana’s first territorial legislature, and have become a speculator in mining properties.
Thompson additionally shaped a dating with debatable sheriff Henry Plummer. Thompson knew the sheriff good, yet he early said his darkish suspicions in regards to the gold camp lawman. Drawing from his intimate wisdom of the conditions and avid gamers concerned, Thompson vividly describes one of many deadliest incidents of vigilante justice in U.S. history.
A self-styled tenderfoot, Frank Thompson remembers his days at the mining frontier with readability and perception, making him an unequalled eyewitness of Montana’s formative era.
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