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Steve Gatto
Re: Get real
Tue Dec 11, 2018 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 indicted in the Indian Territory under the name Curly in 1872 was Curly Bill Brocius? I mean there was no shortage of men who used the name Curly during the 1870s.

  • 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 real — Steve Gatto, Tue Dec 11 22:34
      • 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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