Pioneer Justice: How to make a thief talk

John Collier, Jr. knew he had found the thief. Now he just had to extract the truth from Perry Sellers.

Jason Byrne
Oct 3, 2017 · 4 min read

On the Florida frontier at the turn of the 20th century, the legal system was sometimes a bit too slow and unreliable. So in those lawless days Florida’s pioneers often took matters into their own hands.