PORTRAIT OF A LAWMAN: U.S. DEPUTY MARSHAL HECK THOMAS.
Norman: Reliance Press, 1996. x,172pp. Index. Illustrations. Bibliography. Notes. Pictorial wrappers. First edition. Fine copy. INSCRIBED. Heck Thomas was a boy courier in the Confederate Army, express guard on the Texas frontier, and, as one of the famed “Three Guardsman,” served in about every law enforcement capacity in Oklahoma. There is information on Ned Christie, the Doolins, the Daltons and a number of lesser known outlaws of the Oklahoma Territory. It also offers a look at his personal side. Written largely from primary sources.