By Robert K. DeArment
Greater than a century after his demise in 1878, the mere point out of John Larn’s identify can set off powerful reactions alongside the transparent Fork of the Brazos River in northern Texas. In Bravo of the Brazos, Robert ok. DeArment tells for the 1st time the entire tale of this enigmatic and arguable figure.Larn used to be handsome, well-mannered, and mild round ladies and kids. He was once a winning rancher and well known frontier sheriff. but he was once additionally the charismatic chief of a vigilante committee that loved frequent help. earlier than his demise at age 29, Larn had killed or participated in killing not less than a dozen males.
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Extra info for Bravo of the Brazos: John Larn of Fort Griffin, Texas
Conﬁdent that he would soon dispose of his herd, Hayes borrowed six hundred dollars for thirty days at an exorbitant interest of 6 percent per month and paid off those who wanted to leave. Comstock was among the men who left. He later returned to Shackelford County after visiting his old home in Wisconsin. Remaining with John Larn in the Trinidad area were Tom Atwell, Font Twombly, and Charlie Wilson. Charlie’s brothers, One-Arm Bill, Fayette, and George, were also nearby. All would become involved in more violence in the year to come.
Cavalry arrested all eight “by order of Brevet Major General Benjamin H. Grierson,” and threw them in the stockade at Fort Sill. Grierson, commanding the 10th Cavalry and the fort, had information that Mason and Twombly were wanted for murder and that Patterson was wanted for unspeciﬁed crimes in Colorado. A federal warrant was also issued for Merrill on charges of whiskey peddling. The military apparently shackled and jailed the other five on the mere grounds that they were suspicious characters traveling in bad company.
22 As the year ended, Henry Comstock and some other cowboys grew anxious to move on and asked Bill Hayes for their back wages. Conﬁdent that he would soon dispose of his herd, Hayes borrowed six hundred dollars for thirty days at an exorbitant interest of 6 percent per month and paid off those who wanted to leave. Comstock was among the men who left. He later returned to Shackelford County after visiting his old home in Wisconsin. Remaining with John Larn in the Trinidad area were Tom Atwell, Font Twombly, and Charlie Wilson.