Holliday left earlier after an argument with Wyatt. The Earp posse's stay in Albuquerque is described briefly in a letter written in by Miguel A. Otero, who served as territorial governor from to The letter was found by Chuck Hornung, an Earp researcher, in , and among other things states that while in Albuquerque, "Blonger and Armijo watched over the boys. We will be posting the complete text of the letter here soon. In the meantime, you can find the text, and a lengthy discussion of the letter, in True West magazine, December,
Bottle shows, digging, and Wyatt Earp (again)
Essay about Wyatt Earp - Words
Goldfield is dead. Except for the padlocks, the boarded -up windows, bars across the doors and other means of denying entry, Goldfield would look very much alive. To its credit, there are few mining towns, if any, that have such an array of original buildings in good repair. The town probably has the longest bar in the history of mining towns. The bar, Tex Rickard's Northern, was so long it required 80 tenders to serve its customers. Those who recognized the signs began to leave and Goldfield eventually became what it is today-a ghost town.
Virgil Walter Earp in Goldfield - By Stewart Luce
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T he Earp brothers were always drawn to boom towns. Perhaps it was the rush they got from the excitement of a new town springing up with miners coming and going, the saloons, restaurants, and any number of services including financial institutions, not to mention the unbelievable flow of money. The parents, Adelia and Nickolas, Virgil, Wyatt, and James, with their spouses and children were at the gathering. Wyatt who had been in Tonopah, Nevada the year before had great stories about the latest gold rush. Virgil was particularly interested and was ready for a new venture.