"Texas, by God"
and the
Sems to be the going rate
Sat Jul 21, 2018 13:16

at the time - $1 per slap!

I have a strong feeling it would be MUCH higher (and involve a lawsuit) in this day and age....


  • On this day 1877.K.t.K., Wed Jul 18 19:26
    "Miss Frankie Bell, who wears the belt for superiority in point of muscular ability, heaped epithets upon the unoffending head of Mr. Earp to such an extent as to provoke a slap from the ex-officer,... more
    • Sems to be the going rate — David, Sat Jul 21 13:16
      • Seems - sorry (nm)David, Sat Jul 21 14:04
        • Going rate $$K.t.K., Mon Jul 23 16:06
          Morgan Earp was assessed a similar amount of $1 and $2 costs for his participation in a bawdy house donnybrook at Wichita in mid-September 1875. For some reason five of the other male participants in ... more
          • The price keeps goingDavid, Thu Jul 26 11:12
            up. Inflation? Maybe it was 2 slaps? David
            • Bingo!!!Bob Paul, Thu Jul 26 12:47
              David: You're probably on to something about inflation. Somewhere in my files, I have a receipt from the days when RHP was U.S. Marshal for AZ Territory for the sum of $1 for the fine of the heinous... more
          • Write the damn Morgan book! (nm)James Wright, Mon Jul 23 19:01
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