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Wells, Fargo detective

Richard H. Dillon

Wells, Fargo detective

the biography of James B. Hume

by Richard H. Dillon

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by University of Nevada Press in Reno .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hume, James B., 1827-1904.,
    • Wells, Fargo & Company.,
    • Detectives -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard Dillon ; new foreword by Roger D. McGrath.
      SeriesVintage West series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7911.H8 D5 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 9-320 p. ;
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2718079M
      ISBN 10087417113X
      LC Control Number86011304
      OCLC/WorldCa13644366

      About this Item: McFarland Publishing. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Full-Sized Laminated Softcover - pp - In January 1, , Wells, Fargo & Company s chief detective James B. Hume and special agent John N. Thacker published a report summarizing the company s . Shotguns and Stagecoaches tells the true stories of the Wild West heroes who guarded the iconic Wells Fargo stagecoaches and trains, battling colorful thieves, vicious highwaymen, and robbers armed with phrase "riding shotgun" was no teenage game to the men who guarded stagecoaches and trains of the Western frontier.

      Get print book. No eBook available. Go to Google Play Now» Wells, Fargo detective: the biography of James B. Hume. Richard H. Dillon. Coward-McCann, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Fargo is a comedy-thriller about a wacky kidnapping scheme that goes incredibly wrong. The brothers originally said it was based on a true story, but a New York Post “investigation” got the.

      He says Wells Fargo stages were robbed nearly times between and He also dispels the myth that stage robberies all but vanished by In California alone, the express company was the victim of 74 stage robberies, as reported by Wells Fargo detective John N. Thacker.   In , NBC roped the second book as a basis for an episode of the Schlitz Playhouse of Stars, and Tales of Wells Fargo shot from the gate with Dale Robertson—the left-handed gun—In the saddle. For hard-pounding episodes, Robertson played Jim Hardie, troubleshooter and company detective, a canny fella who often used subterfuge and trickery to root out the bad guys.


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Frederick “Fred” James Dodge was a Wells Fargo Detective, constable of Tombstone, Arizona, and a Texas cattleman, Fred Dodge was born at Spring Valley, California on Aug and raised in Sacramento. When he grew up, he went to work as an undercover agent for Wells Fargo, working in California, Nevada, and Decemberhe was working in Tombstone, Arizona and.

Great book, so easy to read. The history of a early settler in the west that becomes an unlikely detective for Wells, Fargo. Wonderful stories that take you back in time to what California was like during the Gold Rush era.

I had trouble putting the book down once I started the first chapter/5(10). Great book, so easy to read. The history of a early settler in the west that becomes an unlikely detective for Wells, Fargo. Wonderful stories that take you back in time to what California was like during the Gold Rush era.

I had trouble putting the book down once I started the first chapter/5(10). In Wells, Fargo Detective he adds sardonic humor by reprinting extracts from the amazingly cold and stormy love letters Hume wrote his ‘intended.’” —Arizona and the West “This biography by Richard Dillon reads as smoothly as a novel.

Pages: Black Bart. One of Hume's most famous cases was that of Black Bart. Black Bart may have been a cunning and intelligent stage coach robber, but detective Hume was an equally skilled lawman who eventually brought Bart to justice.

James B. Hume had an impressive record as a California and Nevada lawman before he joined the Wells Fargo freight company in Get this from a library. Wells, Fargo detective: the biography of James B.

Hume. [Richard H Dillon] -- In the tradition of his award-winning biographies, Meriwether Lewis and Fool's Gold, acclaimed historian Richard Dillon recreates the life of one of frontier America's most gifted lawmen, James B.

A common misconception is that the famous western lawman James B. Hume was the first Wells Fargo detective.

In fact, San Francisco police officers Isaiah Lees, Leonard Noyes, and James Gannon, as well as Sacramento lawmen Dan Gay and Charles P. O’Neil, all worked as Wells Fargo sleuths long before Hume’s start in   Created by Frank Gruber, James Brooks, Gene Reynolds.

With Dale Robertson, Art Felix, Kit Carson, William Demarest. Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an Agent helping Wells Fargo cope with bad guys, to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco, California, who still does some Agent work/10().

Get this from a library. Wells, Fargo detective: the biography of James B. Hume. [Richard H Dillon]. Protecting customers’ assets has always been a top priority for Wells Fargo.

While today’s security measures include cybersecurity, some of the earliest examples included physically warding off robbers. As his train crossed the Nevada desert east of Elko just after midnight on Jan. 22,Wells Fargo Express Messenger Aaron Y.

Ross held off an outlaw gang attempting to rob Wells Fargo Author: Marianne Babal. The Oklahoma native toplined NBC’s “Tales of Wells Fargo” in the late s and appeared in scores of other films and TV shows. Dale Robertson, a veteran of movies and TV Westerns of the. Riding Shotgun Across the West John Boessenecker’s new book uncovering the heroes of Wells Fargo.

especially from the pre-railroad era. These profiles include Wells Fargo’s first detective, Henry Johnson, and first stage driver to become a shotgun messenger Henry C.

Ward, who worked in the delivery business from to They were "the kind of men you can depend on if you get into a fix," according to Wells Fargo detective Jim Hume.

If thieves were foolhardy enough to try and steal a treasure box in transit, they would find themselves staring down the barrel of a sawed-off shotgun, loaded with 00 buckshot, possibly held by Wyatt Earp himself.

Shotguns and Stagecoaches The Brave Men Who Rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West. the first Wells Fargo detective. Their lives weren't just one shootout after another—their encounters with desperadoes were won just as often with quick wits and memorized-by-heart knowledge of the land.

It wouldn't be a book about the Wild West without. Read "Wells, Fargo Detective A Biography of James B. Hume" by Richard Dillon available from Rakuten Kobo. In the tradition of his award-winning biographies, Meriwether Lewis and Fool’s Gold, acclaimed historian Richard Dillon Brand: The Write Thought.

COUPON: Rent Wells, Fargo Detective A Biography of James B. Hume 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7. Dale Robertson died in at age 89 after a career that spanned more than 40 years, from the late s through the early s. He appeared in some 30 films.

His two most famous TV series, "Tales of Wells Fargo" and "Iron Horse," ran in the ‘50s and ‘60s. Later in his career, he appeared in such well-known series as "Dynasty" and "Dallas."Author: Joe Tash.

This book was a recounting of the personal diaries of Fred Dodge from - They are a time capsule of the wild west era and one man's work as a detective for Wells Fargo/5. 1. Wells Fargo’s Pioneer Messenger: Pilsbury “Chips” Hodgkins. The First Wells Fargo Detective: Henry Johnson. From First Stage Driver to Shotgun Messenger: Henry C.

Ward. Twelve- Gauge Justice: Daniel C. Gay. Part Two: The Stage Robbery Era. From Pony Express to Wells Fargo: “Shotgun Jimmy” Brown.

The Rifleman: Steve Brand: St. Martin''s Publishing Group. Gunpowder Tea, an explosive mix of murder, mayhem, humor and love. Margaret Brownley's story brings this mix to a simmer and lets it brew as the reader takes the tumultuous journey with Miranda, a Pinkerton Agent, and Jeremy, a Wells Fargo detective/5.

Broadcast history. The pilot for Tales of Wells Fargo originally premiered as an episode of the anthology series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars. In the season, Wells Fargo was scheduled opposite ABC's detective series Surfside 6 and CBS's new sitcom Bringing Up Buddy, starring Frank Aletter.

Wells Fargo and Surfside 6 survived another year, but Bringing Up Buddy was al network: NBC.A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin. an express rider known for his white mule and his ability to outrace his competitors, and Henry Johnson, the first Wells Fargo detective. Their lives weren't just one shootout after another—their encounters with desperadoes were won just as often with quick wits and memorized-by-heart.InWells Fargo helped start the Overland Mail Company — the famed “Butterfield Line” — to meet the demand for speedy communications across the west.

InWells Fargo also took over operations of the western leg of the famed, but short-lived, Pony Express. InWells Fargo combined all the major western stage lines.