Letter to U.S. Attorney General from Frank B. Crosthwaite, Justice Department Examiner, November 2, 1892
Frank B. Crosthwaite was asked to investigate the US Marshal Rankin of Wyoming, questioning his courage, force, and fitness for the office during the time of the Johnson County War. Crosthwaite learned that herds of cattle in the county had lost large numbers by the theives. Judges were found to censure the juries, resulting the in the cattle owners not being able to get the redress they seeked in courts. This letter includes all of Costhwaites findings and conclusions from his investigation sanctioned by the Attorney General.