Wayne Vaughn in the Carter County (Oklahoma) courthouse maintenance department was helping move some old ledger books in the old jail (above the election board) and ran across something interesting.  He first thought the book had a rock or something underneath the back cover, but upon opening the 1919 Civil Cases book found a bullet lodged in the back cover and pages.   We have no idea when the incident might have happened.  Sometime right after statehood (not likely) or more recently, like 50 or more years ago?  Or maybe even a later date?  Anyway, if this book could talk, I bet it would have an interesting story to tell.

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This item from Butch Bridge’s “This and That Newsletter”
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