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Steve Gatto
Well, I all I need to say . . .
Tue Dec 11, 2018 21:06

about the research that I have done relating to William A. Brosius of Paris, Texas, is that 15 years since the publication of my book on "Curly Bill" in 2003, and after your so-called extensive research into Allie's life, the status of the possibility of William A. Brosius being Curly Bill is exactly were I left it in my book, "there is no proof that he was Curly Bill."

Oh well, maybe some day the proof will be found.

  • Poor SteveRandolph W. Farmer, Tue Dec 11 15:58
    Steve Gatto: "The sad irony is that I'll end up either having to prove that William A. Brosius was Curly Bill Brocius or prove that he could not have been Curly Bill Brocius...." Why so sad? What... more
    • Well, I all I need to say . . . — Steve Gatto, Tue Dec 11 21:06
      • @SteveRandolph W. Farmer, Tue Dec 11 21:09
        And you have a vested interest in an inflexible and unrealistic opinion.
        • Right . . .Steve Gatto, Tue Dec 11 21:45
          All I'm asking for is some evidence that William A. Brosius is Curly Bill. Hell, he may actually be Curly Bill - the problem is you have not provided any evidence that he was the same man.
          • Get realRandolph W. Farmer, Tue Dec 11 22:00
            What you’re saying is you want a signed confession, witnessed and notarized and date and time stamped from William A. Brosius saying he was Curly Bill. You seek to impose perhaps, the standard of... more
            • Re: Get realSteve Gatto, Tue Dec 11 22:34
              So what your saying is that I set the bar too high? No wonder I haven't been able to confirm who Curly Bill Brocius was and where he was from all these years. So, what is the probability that a man... more
              • Wrong again. Randolph W. Farmer, Wed Dec 12 07:45
                What I’m saying is your vaunted “research discipline” ballyhooed by some mindless followers isn’t really a historical research discipline at all. It’s really just a legalistic approach to arguing and ... more
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