Your Obedient Servant, W. H. Bonney
6 minutes and 13 seconds
Your Obedient Servant, W. H. Bonney Seeking a pardon, W.H. Bonney a.k.a Billy the Kid wrote several letters to New Mexico's Territorial Governor Lew Wallace. The letters open a window to one of the most interesting aspects of New Mexico's history and the Kid's life. Historian Paul Hutton tells us about how the letters provide a unique view into the Lincoln County War and the fascinating relationship between the Kid and Wallace.
Collector Robert G. McCubbin provides rare historical materials of the Kid's time. Bob Boze Bell provides his artwork illustrating Billy the Kid's life. And, Frank McCulloch and Luis Campos provide wonderful music.