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1 Brodhead, Michael J. Isaac C. Parker: Federal Justice on the Frontier
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 2003 0806135271 / 9780806135274 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Photos & Maps 
xvii, 219 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, glossy dark brown dj w/grey-light brown pictorial of Judge Parker on the front cover. Isaac Parker served as a city attorney, circuit attorney, and circuit judge in Missouri during the 1860s. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1871 to 1875. From 1875 to 1896 he served as judge of the U.S. District Court for th Western District of Arkansas and Indian Territory. He gained a reputation for swift, stern justice. In 1889 Congress allowed appals from Parker's court and reversed many of his convictions, outraging Paker and furthering his reputation for dispensing rough-hewn justice. 
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