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Authorized historical biography of the family of Frank & Jesse James. The first of five volumes, drawn from primary family sources. Includes family photos, letters, documents, memoirs, interviews, genealogy, with source citations, notes, bibliography, & index.

Published in the USA by Cashel Cadence House, 2012. ISBN 978-0-8957469-0-2. Hardcover, $36.95

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“Eric James knows more about the Jesse James family  than anyone in America.”

– Charles Broomfield, former Clay County (MO) Commissioner, responsible for the transfer of James Farm in Kearney, Missouri from the Jesse James family to Clay County.

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REVIEW: James-Younger Gang Journal

REVIEW: Wild West History Association

Most longtime outlaw-lawman aficionados have probably read a number of books about Jesse and Frank James. Those books probably included Background of a Bandit by Joan M. Beamis and William E. Pullen and Jesse and Frank James: The Family History by Phillip W. Steele. Chances are you think you know a lot about the family of America’s most famous bandits. However, if you think this– think again– you have seen only the tip of the iceberg.

Jesse James fanatics are going to be delighted with all the new material and serious historians are going to wonder how they have missed so much for so long…

In summary, this is one of the best books I have read in a long time. I did not want to put the book down. It reads a lot like the family sagas written by Howard Fast and John Jakes. However, this is all fact, not fiction.

If you have any interest in the James gang and their history this book is a “must read”.  And do not skip the notes; there is a wealth of material to be found in the notes and the bibliography is a gold mine. Four more volumes of James family history are to follow this book. I eagerly anticipate all of them.

REVIEW: Western Writers Association of America

The extended family of the James outlaws has unjustly been ignored by historians. The abundance of the accomplishments of the James family is more than enough to mitigate any stigma attached because of the outlaws. This family has led the way for social justice in many fields. They have been leaders in law, business, church, education and the arts…

The research and writing is outstanding and there is awealth of photos. There are excellent notes, bibliography and family charts. The book is very highly recommended.

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When digging among our files today, I recovered this program announcement from our family reunion in September of 2002. You can view many of these events on our YouTube Channel. ... See MoreSee Less

When digging among our files today, I recovered this program announcement from our family reunion in September of 2002. You can view many of these events on our YouTube Channel.Image attachment

Our cousin Jamie Harmon writes, "This whole trip has a 'quest for meaning' element to it. I am finding meaning in nature, family and (on rare visits) friends."
If you're following the one year-around the world adventure of Jamie and his family, Jamie posts today from Panpuma, Indonesia a video, taken when swimming with this turtle. A few months ago Jamie and his family were in Africa. You also may recall his daughter Hazel's past adventure in Egypt.
James Milton Harmon is the 3rd great-grandson of Thomas Martin "T.M." James. You'll find more about his family and the line of T.M. James in my book Jesse James Soul Liberty, Vol. I in the chapter "The Highest Mental Culture."
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Our cousin Jamie Harmon writes, This whole trip has a quest for meaning element to it. I am finding meaning in nature, family and (on rare visits) friends.
If youre following the one year-around the world adventure of Jamie and his family, Jamie posts today from Panpuma, Indonesia a video, taken when swimming with this turtle. A few months ago Jamie and his family were in Africa. You also may recall his daughter Hazels past adventure in Egypt.
James Milton Harmon is the 3rd great-grandson of Thomas Martin T.M. James. Youll find more about his family and the line of T.M. James in my book Jesse James Soul Liberty, Vol. I in the chapter The Highest Mental Culture.Image attachmentImage attachment
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