BATE, W. N. Frontier Legend: Texas Finale of Capt. William F. Drannan, Pseudo-Frontier Comrade of Kit Carson. New Bern, NC: Owen G. Dunn Company, 1954. 1st ed. 68,pp. Portrait. Orig. printed wrappers. Near fine. Laid in is a mimeo letter about the book, signed by the author. Casts doubts on William Drannan's claims to be "chief of scouts" for the U.S. Army. .