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Author Johnson, Paul Lee, 1949-

Title The McLaurys in Tombstone, Arizona : an O. K. Corral obituary / by Paul Lee Johnson
Edition First edition
Published Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 380 pages) : illustrations
Series Number 12 in the A.C. Greene series
A.C. Greene series ; 12
Contents Preface: Fame from the barrel of a gun -- The clan McClaughry -- The McLaurys in Iowa -- War and the failed marriage -- William R. McLaury -- Buchanan County, Iowa -- The McLaury brothers in Arizona -- Will McLaury, attorney-at-law -- The Arizona frontier -- "My name is well known in Arizona" -- Border crime -- Politics of Arizona and Tombstone -- "More havoc than Apaches" -- The vexed question -- "The grave situation on the border" -- Vengeful schemes -- Summer storms -- Loss in Fort Worth -- Deadly ambush -- "Glad you are on the alert" -- Open hostilities -- Indian summer -- "Throw up your hands" -- "Hurled into eternity" -- A charge of murder -- "This don't bring back my dead brothers -- "The cause of the murder was this" -- "I do not like your letter" -- "And tales of broken faith" -- "I knew they were all down on you" -- Habeas corpus -- "They would shoot a fellow to see him fall" -- "None of the results is satisfactory" -- Epilogue: Three McLaury brothers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject McClaughry family.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Arizona -- Tombstone.
Lawyers -- Texas -- Fort Worth -- Biography.
Outlaws -- Arizona -- Tombstone -- Biography.
Violence -- Arizona -- Tombstone -- History -- 19th century.
Tombstone (Ariz.) -- Biography.
Tombstone (Ariz.) -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283924382 (MyiLibrary)
1574414585 (electronic bk.)
9781283924382 (MyiLibrary)
9781574414585 (electronic bk.)