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Robert Buckley
Thanks Ken & Casey
Fri Aug 31, 2018 18:06

I ran across that article on Robert Pitts ( the Copycat Scotty) yesterday . I’ve read several articles on Death Valley Scotty before , but have never seen anything on Pitts before . I didn’t know if you guys had any additional information on Pitts or if Pitts had any involvement with Earp before .

  • The many Walter ScottsCasey Tefertiller, Fri Aug 31 16:25
    Robert, When I tried to research this years ago — long before the on-line newspapers services — I checked the Los Angeles City directory for 1911 to see if I could run down Walter Scott. If I recall... more
    • Thanks Ken & Casey — Robert Buckley, Fri Aug 31 18:06
      • The other ScottyCasey Tefertiller, Sat Sep 1 08:43
        Robert, I had never heard of him until I ran across several articles about him when I was searching for Death Valley Scotty. The story seemed odd, since his name was Robert Pitts and not Walter... more
    • Walter Scott . . .Lynn R. Bailey, Fri Aug 31 17:56
      Casey: Back in the early 1970s Anne and I set the type for a book by Hank Johnston entitled “Death Valley Scotty, The Fastest Con in the West.” Since it has gone through numerous printings it must be ... more
      • Re: Walter Scott . . .Casey Tefertiller, Sat Sep 1 08:44
        Hi Lynn, Hope you are doing well. No, I do not know of anything recent on Death Valley Scotty. He seems like one of those figures who has not retained his fame as the years passed. When I was a kid,... more
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