Dick Harris

Jack County, Texas

    Dick Harris, about twenty years of age, left the home of Dick Palmer, in Jack County, and started to Mrs. Nancy Williams' Place, to help kill some sheep. He had only gone about two miles when the Indians killed him on Palmer's Prairie, in the southern part of Jack County. Dick Harris was not found until about Friday, and buried where he was killed.

    Note: Author personally interviewed: A.M. Lasater, James Wood, B.L. Ham; Mrs. H.G. Taylor; and others. Also corresponded with Dick Palmer, with whom Dick Harris stayed.

The above story is from the book, The West Texas Frontier, by Joseph Carroll McConnell.

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