The Official Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum in Waco, Texas
Texas Ranger History: Paperwork

Texas Rangers Paperwork
1875

Ranger Photo
Rangers George Black and J. M. Britton, ca. 1895
©1999, Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum

Texas Rangers make some of the best witnesses for prosecutors, but, to the frustration of historians, their dislike of paperwork is legendary. In 1875, Capt. Leander McNelly sent the following report from Matamoros, Mexico, after pursuing raiding bandits into Mexico.

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The Official Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum in Waco, Texas