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    LINCOLN COUNTY WAR, WITNESS TO KILLING OF BILLY THE KID, RANCH DOCUMENT 1884 - Letter signed by Pete Maxwell ordering supplies for the Maxwell Ranch, Fort Summer, New Mexico 1884. Letter to Browne & Manzanares: Ordering ranch supplies. Signed Luz B. Maxwell (Mother) per P. Maxwell. Billy the Kid was at Pete Maxwell's ranch when Sheriff Pat Garrett rode up and entered Maxwell's bedroom. 'Where is Bill?" Maxwell said he was near by. At that moment a stranger entered the room. Garrett must have some how recognized him, for he pulled his gun & fired in the dark. Maxwell ran from the room, Garrett had already reached the porch. Maxwell walked down the porch to his mother's room & returned with a candle, put the candle on the windowsill & they peered in. We saw the man stretched out - it was Billy. 5"x 8".

    Condition: Very fine.


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    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
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