Glad you like the topic and content. I know of no single book that deals with this subject. Many of the older books dealing with Ringo tended to repeat tall tales and were thin on facts. I have not read the recently republished book about Ringo that ChipProf mentioned, John Ringo, King of the Cowboys - His Life and Times from the Hoo Doo War to Tombstone, by David Johnson. I repeat, I have not read this book. Continue to stop back since we will no doubt be adding more information here.
Spoke with Carl about your poker table didnt have anything in his bunch right now but he is going to a big auction later this month. I told him he could contact you here on tw. Also you might be interested in taking a look at Dan (dave) Tucker a Silver City lawman who has been overlooked historicly. It wouldnt take much scripting to come up with a movie.His whole life was a movie.
That's for checking on the table for me and the mention of Tucker. I'll check and see what I find on him. I have been traveling over the last 5 days and would have responded sooner but was without computer access.
Did you read Bob Boze Bells blog about the possibility of John Travolta and Tom Cruise teaming up to do a remake of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Remember my script Faro.... I would love Cruise to be Luke and Travolta would make a fine Bill Harris or Bat Masterson... What do you think. What a shame if they are to do a western to remake one that could never be as good as the original.
I have a copy of a warrant for the arrest of one Wyatt Earp and John Shown signed by the US Federal Judge for the western district. You want a copy ? Also my building is coming along and I expect to be somewhat open by 10/10. Im waiting on the arrival of a display real cw cannon it weighs 2100 lbs.In my saloon I have 2 round tables. Should I cover them in felt to look more correct? Bein your the gamblin furniture guru here.
Seen your postings for the Dalton's and their career timeline!
Think that is great that you do that on here. I am a Dalton researcher myself and really enjoy everything that I can read on them?
Do you have a perticular interest in them alone or others as well?
I have some interesting newspaper articles on the boys at my web page if you would like to see them and read them. Just go to my web page here on this site and then click the web page link on my page to it. It is the anglefire web page. I have newspaper clippings posted on there from Gratton Dalton's trial in California. I have on my web page a wonderful shot of Franklin Dalton's gun that Bob inscribed his name on when Franklin died. I got to see and touch this gun, which I was so excited to do, last summer. I live right down the street here in Fort Smith, AR from where the boys were Marshals back in the 1880's!
I use to live in TX many years ago in Irving, TX but moved back here around family. This is where I was born.
No problem! I really like the stuff on the Daltons! Anything and everything that I can get my hands on I like to read!
I also have some handwritting analysis on there of Grat Dalton and there is a handwritting sample of his as well that he made when he was in Indian Territory! It is a letter for a Writ to be sent to him. I got a copy of it at the Historic Site here in Fort Smith.
Some of the pages of my site are not finished and I will need to do that either this summer or this fall as a goal of mine. I have left them unfinished for awhile and need to complete them but, there is some things on the Dalton's that you may have not seen before on there.
I don't think that the boys ever got down into the Texas area with their crimes. Most of it was focused with Oklahoma and Kansas. These would have been their most famliar ranges for them and they knew where to hide and the such. The one thing that was a big problem here in this area was "that they were marshals" at one time for Parker and they knew that when the two doctors were killed on one of their crimes that they could possably be hanged for that incident.In fact Gratton, which my web site is mostly focused on because he is my favorite, was a marshal at the old court house as well as arrested and held upstairs there for a couple of weeks that I know of there.
The gun that has Bob's name on the side of it was from a man that lived in Springfield, Mo who happen to come down there one day to the site. The gun's serial numbers was ran through by a man who runs a gun shop here in our area. The gun was baught a year before Franklin's death and was from a dealer in the St. Louis area. I was thrilled to see and hold it!
Well, let you go and it was nice talking to you!
Have a great one!
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