Tue May 04, 12:16

Paul ... thanks ... I would have searched your book to find some details, but, as I've explained recently, they've become hard to access ... I was just intrigued by your "other story" ... so, if they WERE leaving town, the debt must have slipped their mind ... presumably a case of finding either Dunbar or Behan in their offices and completing some paperwork? ... and Ike was hesitant to ask for his arms to be returned after attempting to replace them ... they had bigger worries, of course ... nice to "meet" you ... take care

    • McLauryEddie Lanham, Tue May 04 16:22
      I did consult with Paul. There has been about 4 or 5 possible locations of the McLaury Ranch in the Valley. I think I have found the exact location, which I will be glad to share once I finish my re... more
    • McLaury ranch and leavingpaul j, Tue May 04 11:07
      Hello, gobs - I don't believe we've met. Did the McLaurys have tax problems? No. They were assessed in the spring of 1881. The tax was due before the end of the year. In March, 1881, the asses... more
      • Cheers — gobs, Tue May 04 12:16
        • just to be surepaul j, Tue May 04 15:20
          gobs - Just to be sure what we're saying when we talk of their "leaving town". It isn't like having the motor run while you quick dash in for a last-minute errand. They had a couple of brief erran... more
          • Re: just to be suregobs, Wed May 05 2:12
            Paul ... thanks again ... must find that book ... I've never had a car [or a boat], so I do know how these things work ... in Sheffield we had possibly the best cheap, frequent, regular bus service in... more
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