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    RARE DOCUMENTS AFTER "OK CORRAL" REGARDING CLANTON'S BEING KILLED WHILE STEALING CATTLE - TOMBSTONE, ARIZONA TERRITORY "IKE & PHIN CLANTON" 1887 - Tombstone Arizona Territory, Cochise County. Ike Clanton was unarmed when the Earp's and Doc Holliday advanced on them at the O.K. Corral. Ike fled at the first sound of gunfire with Billy Claibourne hot on his heels. His brother William "Billy" Clanton was killed in the shootout along with Frank and Tom McLowery. Ike Clanton schemed revenge on the Earp's. In March 1882 Clanton and 4 henchmen, shot and killed Morgan Earp. Wyatt Earp then gathered a posse and went after the Clanton Gang killing three of them. Ike fled to Mexico and hid under an assumed name. When Earp finally gave up the search, Ike returned to the Tombstone area, took up his old rustling ways, and was shot in 1887 by lawmen.

    Phineas Fay Phin Clanton (1843-1905) The Clantons and their ranch hands and associates were known as the (Cow Boys), and they had a reputation for reckless behavior. They were accused of cattle rustling from across the U.S.-Mexico border as well as other acts of banditry and murder

    This document, Dated June 20. 1887. Territory of Arizona, vs. Ike Clanton & Phin Clanton is a subpoena for Chas. Stein & Wm. Mullers in the District court as witness in the matter of Ike & Phin Clanton for theft of Cattle near Eagle Creek, Arizona Territory in the County of Graham. Signed Judge J. T. Fitzgerald. June 20, 1887. (Ike had been killed June 1, 1887 at Eagle Creek by Deputy Sheriff J. V. Brighton & Deputy George Powell). 8.5"x 14". Very fine condition, some small chips in folds.


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