Letter from Sam Bass in Denton, TX to His Uncle, David L. Sheeks in Mitchell, IN, Oct 27, 1872 Bass family photo

Letter from Sam Bass in Denton, TX to His Uncle, David L. Sheeks in Mitchell, IN, Oct 27, 1872

This is a copy of a letter kept in the Sheeks family. It may have actually been written by Charley Brim. Ca 1875, Sam became the famous leader of a gang of bandits that robbed railroads. Three ye ... show more

This is a copy of a letter kept in the Sheeks family. It may have actually been written by Charley Brim.

Ca 1875, Sam became the famous leader of a gang of bandits that robbed railroads. Three years later on 21 June 1878, in Round Rock, Williamson Co, TX,he died of wounds suffered in an ambush plotted by Texas Rangers,local law enforcement, and the newest member of his gang, who betrayed him. For more details, see my site at [external link]

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