Thu Sep 01, 2022 11:09

I believe if Mr. Vaughn who is independent in this matter, states that Slaughter, McLaury and Clantons testified there might be something to it?
Why would Doc ride hard for Tombstone and ask for another horse? No one has ever addressed that?

  • Doc's antics...Joyce A. Aros, Wed Aug 31 2022 12:28
    Hello Bruce, We have some information but incomplete. Frank Vaughn stated in his memoires that the night of the Benson stage attempt, he and another fellow were stringing telephone lines out at Drew's... more
    • thanks — bfrey, Thu Sep 01 2022 11:09
      • It could be that...Joyce A. Aros, Thu Sep 01 2022 12:37
        ...Doc was unaware that he had been seen and once in town worked on an alibi, hanging around in the saloons. On the other hand, he did require another horse as he accompanied Virgil & Wyatt and some others... more
        • Doc was broke that night!bfrey, Sun Sep 04 2022 11:57
          As the story goes he missed the card game and when he returned to Tombstone had to hock his watch to get in a game? thanks. Would love to see the witness list as I dont believe Kate was the only witness... more
          • one does get the...Joyce A. Aros, Mon Sep 05 2022 16:20
            ...impression that neither one of the Earps or Holliday were very sharp at the tables. They always seemed to be looking for an easier way to gather some greenbacks; however, perhaps honest work like mending... more
            • Re: one does get the...B.J., Tue Sep 06 2022 5:15
              Joyce, do you really consider the 'cattle and mule' version of money laundering as "honest work" ? BTW... again, I really appreciate the balance which you bring to... more
              • BJ/ well, of course not....Joyce A. Aros, Thu Sep 08 2022 10:32
                ...but let's keep a balanced view of who and what is involved in such illegal activity. It appears, though we lack much real information on them, the Patterson crowd were a bad bunch and got into a lot... more