Title: Vigilante Justice
The Year: 1884
Synopsis: By April of 1884 the cattle ranchers of Montana are so plagued by rustlers that they are willing to form vigilante groups for the first time since the Montana Gold Rush days of the 1860s. Granville Stuart gathers at least 14 men around himself to take the law into their own hands against the rampant rustling.
In this fictional setting Kid Russell will be depicted joining the group because rustlers killed one of his friends at the cattle ranch where he works. After awhile the usual vigilante abuses cause our hero to be disillusioned and he starts having second thoughts.
The Kid will try to reign in the abuses of Stuart’s group but an innocent person will still wind up getting killed by them.
Adding to the Kid’s pain over all this will be the ending, in which, instead of suffering any ill effects from his vigilante gang’s activities, Granville Stuart will instead be elected president of the Montana Stock Growers Association, as DID happen that summer.
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