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Ben Harleman
Re: Breck bombshell
Fri Jun 7, 2019 17:21

Interesting stuff, what kind of credence do you give it? I've heard, of course, all sorts of claims that Breakenridge was constantly tailoring his recollections to better impugn the Earps. I've personally never formed a hard opinion regarding Doc's involvement, but I'd say I lean towards believing he wasn't involved with the hold-up, while feeling there's enough to keep the door open on the issue.

Thanks for the bombshell quote, it's an intriguing one

  • Breck bombshellK.t.K., Fri Jun 7 16:20
    "The McLaury Bros and Clantons knew all about Holliday being in the attempted robbery where Philpot was killed and accused the Earps of being in on it also and knowing all about it shealding [sic]... more
    • Re: Breck bombshell — Ben Harleman, Fri Jun 7 17:21
      • Breck on Curly BillK.t.K., Sat Jun 8 04:14
        1890: "One of the principle leaders of the "Rustlers" was known as "Curly Bill," a noted shot and all around bad man.... while the Rustlers were comprised of Ike, Finn & Billy Clanton - Curly Bill -... more
        • Re: Breck on Curly BillWayne Sanderson, Thu Jun 20 22:28
          Sounds like Break changed his story over the years more than Sadie Marcus did 🤣
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