Many old timers have left oral histories with the Arizona Pioneers Historical Society in Tucson, including Mr. Vaughn. As I recall, Vaughn asserted that Holliday was involved in the stage robbery. But I will tell you that my recall ain't as good as it once was. Hell, it ain't good even once (my apologies to Toby Keith).
And back then I wasn't even getting copies of the documents I was reading there (I had no desire other than to read and learn. And I still have no desire to write a book, so I don't have a copy of Mr. Vaughn's memories regarding the subject.
I will review my copy of Bartholomew and see if there is any clues there.
It is the key to the whole thing and many have given up on solving it because they only accept the written word. Certainly that is the most important base to start with, but circumstantial evidence is... more
It is very difficult to get historical records at the AHS in Tucson anymore. The society is under-funded and so there is not always someone there. Also, the ones there are not the old-rimers who knew what... more
ask BJ if he can locate one of my posts in the past six months or so on the subject of Frank Vaughn. I am sure I posted the whole statement from Vaughn word for word at some recent time. My files are pretty... more