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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:United States / 19th Century
  • Language:English
  • Pages:390
  • Paperback ISBN:9781483573229

Gavels and Guns

George Hands Diary 1882 to 1887 the Court House Years

by Paul Lawton

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This is the transcript of a set of diaries written by Tucsonan George Hand between 1882 to 1887
These diaries chronical the every day life of George Hand while he was a janitor at the Pima County Courthouse. The diaries cover the years 1882 to 1887. George talks about the daily life around the courthouse as well as the daily deaths.
About the author
Grew up in Arizona, attended the University of Arizona, Vietnam Veteran, 25 year veteran of the Pima County Sheriff's Department, Historian for Old Tucson Studios. Presently lives in Tucson with his wife Karen.