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Ten In Texas by A H Holt

Ten In Texas, by AHHolt  - Will Gantry is on his way to Old Mexico. Stopping in a small town in North Texas, he becomes interested in the turmoil caused by the sale of some of the XIT Ranch lands. He gets in a fight with a bully, decides to sleep on the prairie to avoid a possible warrant for assault. Something about his camping spot feels welcoming. He decides Mexico can wait. Will falls in love with a beautiful woman and a small boy, makes friends and starts a small ranch. Then Pendleton and two of his thugs ride into town.