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January 10, 2014

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Photo Credit/ National Archives and Records Administration. Photo Caption: American West# 84 / Local Identifier 111-SC-93343, “Judge Roy Bean, the `Law West of the Pecos,’ holding court at the old town of Langtry, Texas in 1900, trying a horse thief. This building was courthouse and saloon. No other peace officers in the locality at that time.”

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