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bfrey
Tombstone travesty?
Mon Jun 26, 2017 07:18
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Just read the Tombstone travesty book based on Allie Earp's recollections? Is this book accurate to some degree or is it dismissed? She claims that Stillwell put a shot through the train window etc.. and a few other odd things? Thanks

    • Disected by Gary L. Roberts:K.t.K., Mon Jun 26 09:36
      http://www.tombstonehistoryarchives.com/allie%e2%80%99s-story.html Interesting you bring this up, BFrey. Early this year I was compelled to tear into a specific portion this account by Allie, knowing ... more
      • Kenny - quick question - if I may?Peter Brand, Tue Jun 27 21:09
        What makes you think that Allie Earp was working for Mary Shrope in Council Bluffs? Thanks and Cheers PB
      • thanks for the article..bfrey, Mon Jun 26 10:46
        Great read, thanks. I found it interesting that she claimed Wyatt had tons of informants in Tombstone. One in which he admits to in trying to get Ike to give info on the stage robbers. If Wyatt had... more
        • Further supporting your suggestion...Anonymous, Mon Jun 26 12:06
          ...that Wyatt, or actually the Earps closely associated with Wells Fargo had reason to suspect something significant coming, is in the following facts: Assistant Superintendent L. F. Rowell of Wells... more
          • Condolences.Bob Paul, Tue Jun 27 08:49
            Anonymous: Shared regrets. It's tough to be "stymied".
            • Re: Condolences.K.t.K., Tue Jun 27 11:29
              Can't remember your opinion on trusting the Earps. Do you think Bob Paul was safe with them 24/7? k
              • Anonymous, opinions.Bob Paul, Thu Jun 29 10:02
                Thanks (anonymous) for the acknowledgement. I must confess that anonymous opinionated posts do not strike me as credible, especially when there is involvement of the behavior, ethics, and/or... more
          • Suspicious too, is that Doc's alibi...K.t.K., Tue Jun 27 07:23
            ...was supplied by Wyatt, which was contradicted by others. Keeping in mind that the proximity from the Feb. 25 holdup to Billy Leonard's house was three miles or less. k
          • Paul switchbfrey, Tue Jun 27 06:38
            Several sources allude to the fact that the other driver was sick that night and needed a break. The robbers had more numbers and could of chased that stage and stopped it. They did not appear to... more
            • ...by implication of involvement. But getting witnesses to go away or drop charges was a standard routine in those days. And Tombstone was a prime example of it. In the skill set of every Earp... more
              • ButTom Gaumer, Fri Jul 14 10:25
                Didn't the prosecutor Lyttleton Price say in the newspaper he had talked with the Witnesses about Doc's involvement in the stage attack and found them not credible at all. Did he not then refuse to... more
                • Avoid the possibility of criminal charges?K.t.K., Fri Jul 14 17:30
                  Since when did any Earp (or a Doc Holliday for that matter) show any undue concern about facing criminal charges in any State or Territory? According to my latest count the Earp brothers accumulated... more
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