Bean (bēn), Roy. Self-styled “the Law West of the Pecos.” 1825?-1903.
American frontiersman in Texas who in 1881 appointed himself justice of the peace and handed down judgments based on one law book and one six-shooter.

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Universalium. 2010.

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