Congratulations Cathy! You may have finally caught a mistake I may have made. It's a good possibility and I'll look into it.
You mention that Soapy "didn't get his permission to open a business on the Ft. Yukon reservation until well into December." Just so you know, he didn't wait for it to be handed to him, it was mailed to him by his cousin Ed.
I don't want to get into a long list of errors, some of which are minor and don't really matter. Some are major, and will come out in my book. Some could launch long, heated discussions, and maybe... more
Cathy, Once again I assumed you were right. You wrote, "One that comes to mind immediately is your assertion that Soapy was in Skagway in November of 1897. You base this on the single 'fact' that a... more
For Your Consideration, Jeff: SOAPY TIMELINE, SKAGWAY (Mostly taken from Jeff Smith’s Alias Soapy.) August 22, 1897: Soapy arrives in Skagway on the Utopia (Smith, Alias, p. 345). September 14, 1897: ... more
Congratulations, this is possible. Jeff Smith,Sun Nov 6 6:13pm