By Ramon Frederick Adams, Ramon F. Adams
"This mammoth booklet, via a famous bibliographer of the West, is past query the fairest, such a lot whole and such a lot discovered assessment of published references to western outlaws to seem till now....It will stand for a few years, stable as a rock amid the flooding maelstrom of western fantasy and legend, pointing up the reality approximately these males of the prior who lived by way of their wits and their weapons. will probably be most unlikely for somebody learning that period and such males to take action regardless of this volume."—Los Angeles Times"Adams turns back to the books and histories of the western gunmen and outlaws and severely examines 425 titles, such a lot of which price as ’burs’ lower than his saddle. Ramon Adams’ plea is that the writers needs to cease compounding every one other’s mistakes into legend. during this e-book, with nice ability and with out malice, he has mentioned prior errors. His e-book may be within the crucial luggage of each author on western outlaws and on each library shelf."—American West"The worth of this ebook to writers and historians of the badman culture can't be overvalued, for Adams has changed rumors, myths, and falsehoods with documented old evidence. it's a booklet for all conscientious scholars of and writers at the American West; henceforth, any author of ’authentic Western background’ who refuses to ascertain with Adams may be, because the pass judgement on acknowledged to Billy the child in a single legend, 'hanged through the neck until eventually useless, lifeless, dead.'"—Southwest overview
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After Doc left Arizona, he did very little drifting, but settled down in Glenwood Springs, where he died on November 8, 1887, not 1897. And Doc and Page 15 Earp did not leave Tombstone immediately after the O K Corral fight. 13. Baber, Daisy F. Injun summer. As told by Bill Walker. Caldwell, Idaho, the Caxton printers, 1952. This book was written by Mrs. Baber from the oral account of Bill Walker. He did very well when telling of his own experiences, but, like most old-timers, he mixed fact and fiction when he began talking about outlaws and gunmen.
I have tried to include representative books, and no one is more fully aware than I that there are many more that could be listed. A number of the volumes included have been reprintedsome many timesbut in most instances I have cited only the original publication. Words in italicsother than foreign terms and titles of books, magazines, and news-paperssignify a false statement. Of necessity, there is a certain amount of repetition in titles dealing with the same or similar subjects, but I have attempted to keep this at a minimum.
In reality, he only succeeded in getting such an appointment just before leaving Arizona. " He then proceeds to tell that "a contemptible little gambler named Johnny O'Rourke murdered a friend of the Clantons," although in truth the murdered man was a mining engineer named Schneider and was no friend of the Clantons. He follows the Stuart Lake version of "a levelheaded citizen who had hastily put him behind his own saddle and galloped him to Marshal Earp's custody,'' inter- Page 11 rupting Wyatt in a card game at the Oriental Gambling Emporium.