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The Capture of John Kinney

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in News | Comments Off on The Capture of John Kinney

I’ve written a magazine article on the 1883 pursuit and capture of New Mexico’s “rustler king,” John Kinney. It has been accepted for publication in 2014. The article includes a newly discovered map hand drawn by the US Treasury Special Agent instrumental in Kinney’s capture. More information...

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2013 Tombstone Territory Rendezvous

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in News | Comments Off on 2013 Tombstone Territory Rendezvous

This year’s Tombstone Territory Rendezvous, will be held in Tombstone, Arizona, naturally, from October 30 to November 1.  You’ll find the link to the schedule of events and registration form at the bottom of this post.  I’ll be speaking at 7pm on Thursday, October 31 on “The Cow-Boys versus the World,” an inquiry into the number of homicides occurring in SE Arizona Territory and SW New Mexico Territory during the years 1880-1882 that can be linked to the rustlers, bandits, and other ne’er do wells known to history as the Arizona Cow-Boys. Contrary to some historians’ judgments, the West was Wild, the homicide rate was high, and, in this time and place, the Cow-Boys had a lot to do with that. Come on down to Tombstone for this and other discussions, for field hikes to historical sites, author book signings, and a good...

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