B.J.
"Parsons with stories of his Tombstone days"
Tue Oct 25, 3:42

Peter, there is NO credible evidence of Earp bragging to Parson's or anybody else. Any journalist who ever interviewed Earp ended up frustrated trying to elicit any information.

Bat Masterson knew Wyatt Earp better than most people. Again, Bat stated that the story will never be known unless Wyatt Earp talks. "He will not talk"

Peter what exactly do you not understand about Bat's assessment of Wyatt?

What exactly do you not understand about Stuart Lake's frustration trying to elicit information from Wyatt Earp?

That Aussie article clip which you continue to refer to is not evidence.

  • Re: He shot the sheriff but he did not shootPeter Love, Mon Oct 24 15:45
    Dan True, but it would be an example of his LYING about shooting the sheriff. This article appears written entirely for an Australian audience. The name “Earp” would have been unknown at that time.... more
    • Re: Re: He shot the sheriff but he did not shootDan Brown, Tue Oct 25 9:50
      Sorry, but you're being led by a story in an Australian paper. Again, the article mentions Earp anecdotally - Earp is not actually present. He is not directly quoted as boasting about shooting a sheriff.... more
    • "Parsons with stories of his Tombstone days" — B.J., Tue Oct 25 3:42
      • One commentPeter Love, Tue Oct 25 17:51
        BJ The idea that only Wyatt Earp, one man, could tell the true story of the west, seems absurd.
        • Another spin....B.J., Wed Oct 26 2:57
          The context of Bat's statement was Wyatt's time in the west.
        • Peter/ it seemed to me...Joyce A. Aros, Tue Oct 25 18:15
          ...Parsons had a bad case of Idol worship for a man his age. His posed photo also seems to suggest he saw himself as more than he really was. I always wondered why he was so quiet about Virgil's comradery... more
          • Re: Peter/ it seemed to me...Peter Love, Thu Oct 27 0:23
            Joyce Yes, it’s hard not to get the impression he was, in some ways, a bit of the “tenderfoot “ although he did become a leading Vigilante later. And he was a stiriver like many of them, and had a... more