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Daniel Buck
correction of correction
Thu Mar 8, 2018 2:04pm
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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 does not say which Slaughter is referenced. More research is required. Dan

  • John H. Slaughter, not John B. (nm)Daniel Buck, Thu Mar 8 11:09am
    • correction of correction — Daniel Buck, Thu Mar 8 2:04pm
      • 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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