but somewhere in Parsons' diary he mentions being at the McLaury ranch (and this could have been during the mule search incident, but I am not sure) when Virgil Earp "greeted warmly" the outlaw Curly Bill. Parsons was unhappy about this and criticized Vigil for doing so.
While I do believe the Clantons and McLaurys were rustlers, I also believe the Earps and Holliday had ulterior motives for their strong opposition to the rustlers.
Bob, if you go back and look at my original posts on this subject and also in my book when you get it, you will see that Wyatt's story about tracing the McLaurys to the ranch is indeed full of holes. There... more
I don't remember all — Butch Badon,Fri Sep 30 2022 16:03