Joyce A. Aros
It could be that...
Thu Sep 01, 2022 11:37

...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 in supposedly pursuing the stage robbers. later. At what point he traded horses would be interesting and telling.

... Vaughn also stated that the Dunbar horse was seen tied in front of Spicer's abode. What all that could imply is tricky as we have no more on it.

...I am inclined to take Vaughn seriously though some do not.

  • thanksbfrey, Thu Sep 01 2022 10:09
    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... more
    • It could be that... — Joyce A. Aros, Thu Sep 01 2022 11:37
      • Doc was broke that night!bfrey, Sun Sep 04 2022 10:57
        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 15:20
          ...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 4:15
            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 9:32
              ...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