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Credit where its due, Memories Correction

 

September 30, 2020



Dear Editor,

Dr. Osborne did have the remains of “Big Nose George” Parrot, one the two outlaws who killed Robert Widdowfield and Tip Vincent. Parrot’s remains were stored in a barrel. Some of the skin of Parrot was used to make a pair of shoes and a small patch.

Dr. Osborne gave one of the items to James Fisher, a relative of Widdowfield. James gave it to his son Richard who left it in a trunk at the ranch for his son, also named Richard, my husband.

Many folk passed through the ranch including employees tending sheep, hunters, fishermen, and those traveling to the ghost town of Carbo...



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