It is only available from the Harvard Law Library. It is part of the Lotta Crabtree Will Case. I spent several days at the Law library researching the case. Dr. Giberson was the doctor who took care of Jack Crabtree's child, hence his testimony. What I quoted was all he said about the street fight.
Dr. Giberson was a pretty interesting guy being he "stole" Lyttleton Price's wife. I wrote an article about it for Wild West a few years ago titled: Tombstone Love Triangle.
There are a lot of problems with Dr. Giberson's testimony. First he referred to Billy as Cranton, although that could have been a misunderstanding by the attorneys or the court reporter. I think... more
Since Nick Rogers is loath to reveal the sources of many of his dogmatic claims, his source for how long the wounded cow-boys lived after the street fight deserves recognition. Randall P. Morton, was ... more
Peter, 8.5 out of 10 isn't bad. The point I was trying to make was that precise assertions, no matter how confidently made, are no better than the evidence for those assertions. Whenever anyone... more
Bruce, Well, I don't understand Nick's tendency to make assertions without providing proper sources for those assertions. For instance, on several occasions, Nick has dogmatically claimed that Doc... more
At times, however, it amuses me, how pathologically obsessive certain folks are about such issues. But that's just me. I reckon we wouldn't be here, on this site, if we all weren't pathologically... more
Bruce, Perhaps I am "pathologically obsessive" while Nick is "obsessively pathological" when it comes to documentation. So, how did the phrase "tongue-in-cheek" originate? When I put my tongue in my... more