A WOMAN'S REMINISCENCES OF SIX YEARS IN CAMP WITH THE TEXAS RANGERS
by Roberts, Lou Conway
Austin: Press of Von Boeckmann-Jones Co., 1928. 64pp. plus frontispiece and six photographic plates. Original printed wrappers. Light edge wear. Rear cover slightly over-opened. Short repaired tear to final leaf. Good plus. A rare work by the wife of Daniel Webster Roberts, captain of Company "D" of the Texas Rangers. Mrs. Roberts recounts some of her husband's encounters with outlaws and other ruffians in Texas. "An essential companion work to [D. W. Roberts'] RANGERS AND SOVEREIGNTY" - Jenkins. "The author was the wife of Capt. Roberts of Company D, Texas Frontier Battalion. The photographs pictorializing camp life of the Rangers in 1878 along the border are particularly interesting" - Decker. HOWES R340. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 1871. JENKINS 178n. DOBIE, p.60. CAMPBELL, p.79. DECKER 31:276. MIDLAND NOTES 35:333. (Inventory #: WRCAM49987)
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