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Arrest Proclamation - Jesse and Frank James

Arrest Proclamation - Jesse and Frank James American History Famous People Government Nineteenth Century Life Legends and Legendary People Law and Politics Crimes and Criminals

The governor of Missouri, Thomas Crittenden, was upset that Frank and Jesse James eluded capture.  He issued this proclamation announcing rewards for their capture.

Despite this proclamation, among others, Crittenden ended up making a special deal, with Robert Ford, to end Jesse's life.


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