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Daniel Buck
John H. Slaughter, not John B. (nm)
Thu Mar 8, 2018 11:09am
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  • Re: Found itDaniel Buck, Thu Mar 8 9:46am
    Chris, a colleague pointed me to two separate but sort of related affrays in 1884 New Mexico, both involving John B. Slaughter cowboys and, among others those of Solomon Luna, an important sheep... more
    • John H. Slaughter, not John B. (nm) — Daniel Buck, Thu Mar 8 11:09am
      • correction of correctionDaniel Buck, Thu Mar 8 2:04pm
        John Bunyan Slaughter (1848-1928) had the feud with Solomon Luna. John Horton Slaughter (1841-1922) was a different rancher altogether, but he knew John Chisum. The 1901 Montana newspaper article... more
        • Re: correction of correctionChrisV, Thu Mar 8 2:23pm
          Thanks.
          • Re: correction of correctionDaniel Buck, Thu Mar 8 6:31pm
            Chris, we now enter the complications abound portion of the program. Another colleague suggested that perhaps the 1901 Montana story was referring to a series of violent incidents in Springer, NM, in ... more
            • Re: correction of correctionChrisV, Thu Mar 8 6:39pm
              Hmmm. I guess its certainly possible. I spent quite a bit of time looking in NM 1883 and 1884 newspaper stories trying to find anything that might help. Found nothing as of yet.
              • Re: correction of correctionDaniel Buck, Thu Mar 8 6:54pm
                Thing of it is, the 1901 narrator is quite specific about a lot of things that are hard to check, some possible & others dubious, and specific about some easy to check, that HL is "quarter-blood... more
                • Re: correction of correctionChrisV, Thu Mar 8 7:00pm
                  Agree. There is some obvious things that are wrong, but probably some grains of truth somewhere. Usually, where theres smoke, theres fire.
                  • The Planet of the ApesDaniel Buck, Fri Mar 9 5:07am
                    Chris, agreed, there is probably something smoldering in the 1901 story, obscured by the smoke -- which reminds me of Caesar's remark in The Planet of the Apes, "where there is fire, there is smoke." ... more
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