Antedating of "Oregon Boot" (1892)

Sam Clements SClements at NEO.RR.COM
Tue Jan 13 04:23:01 UTC 2004

HDAS has 1909 for this.

Proquest NYTimes, 15 august, 1892. Page 5.  The jailer had his suspicions
aroused and went to Sontag's cell in time to prevent his escape.  He entered
the upper floor, opened Sontag's door, and the train robber was taken out
and fitted with an Oregon boot.

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