Poor Goins [Laws F22]
DESCRIPTION: Goins runs into bandits but escapes. He meets Ely Boggs, who promises to help him escape but instead turns him over to the robbers. A bandit clubs Goins to death when the latter's horse bolts
AUTHOR: Gabriel Church?
EARLIEST DATE: 1908
KEYWORDS: homicide outlaw robbery horse
Oct 1844 - Murder of Alexander Goins in what was then Lee County, Virginia (source: Cohen)
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (6 citations):
Laws F22, "Poor Goins"
Thomas-Makin', pp. 138-139, "Poor Goins" (1 text)
Combs/Wilgus 69, pp. 167-168, "Poor Goens" (1 text)
LPound-ABS, 50, pp. 118-119, "Poor Goins" (1 text)
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 191-192, "Poor Goins" (1 text)
DT 801, GOINS
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