LIFE AND CONFESSIONS OF JAMES GILBERT JENKINS the Murderer of Eighteen Men
first editionOriginal Wraps
by Wood, R.E. (reporter, editor)
Napa City: C.H. Allen and R.E. Wood, 1864. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo. 56pp., portrait frontispiece and plate of Jenkins, about to bury his final victim, on inside rear wrap, containing an account of the murder of eight white men and ten Indians; together with the particulars of highway robberies, the stealing of several horses, and numerous other crimes, committted in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, Texas, New Mexico, Nebraska and California: as narrated by himself to Col. C.H. Allen, Sheriff of Napa County, while in jail under sentence of death for the murder of Patrick O'Brien. Bound in pictorial wrappers, stapled, spine chipped, darkening around the edges. A very good copy of this scarce work of a condemned outlaw's confession. [Howes W365]. (Inventory #: 4576)
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