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Reminiscences Of A Ranger

Or Early Times In Southern California

by Horace Bell

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History : United States - State & Local - General,
  • United States - State & Local - West,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11943357M
    ISBN 101432678434
    ISBN 109781432678432
    OCLC/WorldCa156826991

    Horace Bell, was the author of two books about his life and the times of the early years of the State of California. The first was an memoir, Reminiscences of a Ranger: Early Times in Southern California. More of his memoirs were included in a posthumously published On the Old West Coast: Being Further Reminiscences of a Ranger (). Free 2-day shipping. Buy Reminiscences of a Ranger at nd: Ranger.

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Reminiscences of a Ranger by Horace Bell is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in mid-March. Middlemarch. Perhaps. Originally written inBell switches between first-person and third-person narration by sometimes referring to himself as 'I' or 'The Reminiscences Of A Ranger book and /5(7). Reminiscences of a Ranger by Horace Bell is a free NetGalley ebook that I read in mid-March.

Middlemarch. Perhaps. Originally written inBell switches between first-person and third-person narration by sometimes referring to himself as 'I' or 'The Author' and /5. Horace Bell () left Indiana to seek gold in California.

Inhe moved to Los Angeles and later became involved in American filibustering in Reminiscences Of A Ranger book America and saw service in the Union Army before returning to Los Angeles after the Civil War to become a lawyer and newspaper publisher.

Reminiscences of a ranger () includes anecdotes of Bell's experiences as a Los Angeles Ranger. Gunfights and general lawlessness were common in the frontier cities of the American West.

Tombstone and Dodge City are legendary. But neither saw violence approaching that of Los Angeles in the his Reminiscences of a Ranger, Horace Bell reports that "midnight raids and open day robbery and assassinations of defenseless or unsuspecting Americans were of almost daily. by Major Horace Bell “Bill had a Colt five shooter which he carried in his sleeve.

Mike was quietly approaching, his right hand under his coat. Bill faced about covering him, said smilingly, ‘Mike. “MURDEROUS VILLAINS, THIEVING SCOUNDRELS”: FIRST EDITION OF REMINISCENCES OF A RANGER—THE BRUCE MCKINNEY COPY (CALIFORNIA) BELL, Horace. Reminiscences of a Ranger, or, Early Times in Southern California.

Los Angeles: Yarnell, Caystile & Mathes, Reminiscences of a ranger () includes anecdotes of Bell's experiences as a Los Angeles Ranger pursuing Joaquin Murietta ina soldier of fortune in Latin America, a Union officer in the Civil War, and a Los Angeles newspaper by: 9.

Get this from a library. Reminiscences of a ranger; or, Early times in Southern California. [Horace Bell] -- Horace Bell () left Indiana to seek gold in California. Inhe moved to Los Angeles and later became involved in American filibustering in Latin America and saw service in the Union.

Reminiscences of a Ranger or Early Times in Southern California Volume 3. Limited numbered edition # 1, of 1, Illustrated by Gene Holtan. Like New in Very Good slipcase. Slipcase is lightly shelfworn. Appears unread, NO markings.

Crisp pages. Illustrated throughout. A very nice copy. Pasadena's finest independent new and used Range: $15 - $ Reminiscences of a Ranger is considered by many as one of the most accurate, albeit flamboyant and irreverent, books of the early history of Los Angeles and California.

It is a true story of how Los Angeles became Los Angeles and California became California. Reminiscences of a ranger () includes anecdotes of Bell's experiences as a Los Angeles Ranger pursuing Joaquin Murietta ina soldier of fortune in Latin America, a Union officer in the Civil War, and a Los Angeles newspaper editor.

Horace Bell: Reminiscences of a Ranger, Part One For those interested in the history of nineteenth-century Los Angeles, there are two autobiographies that are standard reading: that of merchant Harris Newmark, who arrived in the town inand the one written by Horace Bell, who predated Newmark by a matter of months, coming to town in   The life of a mounted ranger appealed to Horace Bell, a civilian who later became an attorney and ran a newspaper.

As John Boessenecker says in the introduction to the book, Bell’s memoir is a history of early Los Angeles, an essential and highly entertaining source for this period of the California Gold s: 1.

Reminiscences of a Texas Ranger. Austin: [publisher not identified], (OCoLC) Named Person: Frank C Kaiser: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Frank C Kaiser; A E Skinner. Reminiscences of a ranger: or, early times in Southern California.

Internet Archive BookReader Reminiscences of a ranger: or, Reminiscences of a ranger: or, early times in Southern California. Author. Bell, Horace, ,Yarnell, Caystile & Mathes, printer Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page?. Reminiscences of a Ranger: Early Times in Southern California (Western Frontier Library (Paperback)) by Bell, Horace and a great selection of related books.

The first was an memoir, Reminiscences of a Ranger: Early Times in Southern California. The California Rangers were California's first statewide law enforcement agency, formed in to deal particularly with the outlaw gangs troubling the Gold Country during the early s/5(3).

Introduction Welcome to the E-Book Project of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum (TRHFM). The TRHFM, located in Waco, Texas, is the State-designated. Reminiscences of a Ranger recounts the rise of Southern California with the deeply descriptive and detailed penmanship of Bell.

Horace Bell ( – ) was active in the American era of 19th century California, especially in the Los Angeles region.

He was a Los Angeles Ranger, filibuster, soldier, lawyer, journalist and newspaper publisher. Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. Saved in: Reminiscences of a ranger early times in Southern California / Bibliographic Details; Main Author: Bell, Horace, Corporate Author: EBSCOhost books. Format: Online Book: Language: English: Published: Norman: .Reminiscences of A Ranger Early Times in Southern California (Book): Bell, Horace: The author, an attorney, Civil War Union Major, and newspaper publisher, relates colorful stories of his life as a mounted ranger in frontier Los Angeles during the s.EARLY CALIFORNIA; REMINISCENCES OF A RANGER; or, Early Times in California, By Major Horace Bell.

Foreword by Arthur M. Ellis. Illustrations by James S. Brodero.