The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 6 Summary

Charley and Bob run to the sheriff's office, intending to turn themselves in, but find the sheriff is not in his office. They locate Deputy Marshal James Finley and Bob tells Finley that he shot Jesse James but Finley doesn't believe them at first. The Sheriff, Enos Craig, has already made it to Jesse James' house but knows the family by a different name. Bob tells Enos Craig to check the inside of Jesse's ring and under Enos Craig's continued questioning, Zee admits their identities. Enos Craig in return promises Zee that he won't let Jesse's body fall into the hands of a traveling carnival to be put on display. The law officials soon have to close the house because people are stealing everything they can get their hands on. One attorney, Alex Green, tells Zee that she'll probably be prosecuted as an...

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