:.t.ERRITORY OF ARIZO
C m OF COCHI E
p~ H .. Fal
H .. Fa lchy
be1 duly S\ rn deposes and says t
t t hi oec patiO 1s t of la dl"'J
I was in Tomb&ton ; on the afternoon of Oct .. 261h.81.
On the a!'ternoon of Oct. 26t h, ~81 I Le t my home t 2:00 olelock
P •• c ~ down to Fremont at" to 4th tit the J.ntent_ n 0 going
o t •. 0 .. When I go to the c mer 0 n Fremont st. -
a erOt d of pe~J)le on 4th Bt. ~ - n~ar the gu...'1shop - looked 1n and
I I Ike Cl nton the
o - I "e u1.ry ot a str gar the I don't kn ' th ....
I k him t e troubl.e an he to d he
1d ot ow - I the t:
n the d~d Y at vac' nt th :1 double barrele 31 tgun
the sho n his un - e street -
saw Ike Clanton pa sing by w er. the Marshall a ta ine; ...
I Clan t no otiee of the 11 when he assed - ome
tr _ er sked I1~ C1.anton hat 1.s t trouble - he t t
t.hl that t ':'r rill be any t O'l ble and he kept. 0 :alIt '- S
ent to Jae 1 aloan. I then r:ry 1f' went ov r t
K1eda a10 n - I stood then and 100 ed 0 er to fordb saloon
nd . t the dOorway ving th shot gun in
1s hand - A at ng stand1ng ncar 8 ys their go to t e Sher~r
he as gOingta-aNa tb.e ~lar 11 I folloi'1 him right ter
went over ana b h~ through t whe the Me shall and
the herlf'f wore -alklng - 'rhe Snerlf'tays what 1s the ouble
the rshall Vu'gil rp and th sa men va de th 1r threats I
will not arrest then I Ul kill them on sight - Sheriff'
skeel the ~l in to take a drink i to · tf'ord 5 loon - I
41d not see ter they wen 1nt the ala n a I ero 8 dover
the street to the 0 her Lde ot e street to Smiths stor - When I
got ovel" their I one of the I . 0 It knOl; hl..s
name but I think e 1s the youngest 0 . them - tallc ~ -1 t-h Doc
Holl iday - I 1 ed eros.s the .. -
a.cme ~ n c to the I an called himasi<ie nd al e 40 t
iPom the eorner on 4th t ~ - hen this gentl g t through
t.~ lki o r~ all • rp his 2 rot .. er 1 th Doe Holl day • ent
t .. toget er .. I lr-.ept t.e e8~ sid f 4th ,ut.nd
to t corner or Fremont
and 4t ... St. I G tarte'd to go d:1. c tly acro ...... , the s reet 0 .., e n~th
• est eorner 0 a - ihen I goteen
down th;;; tet! ... "' ....... '.00. Holli y-hoot:!.
:r ee Doc Holli y n the tn1ddle of: m..,t;re t
nd t Q younge t of e Je ... fee... fro t e
'ida talk .,. the y nger one 02 too rp, ,faa t'irln
ne man behind the. lOl~ -
at opp site ... e the
then I e ho h at 0 in at
the br1d1e nd it t s ... ag er1ng all unt'~l 1'1 h s
b ek no r ... 4:;_1 i tol in ,ih:1s ... d t d
not see it go oft after he 1 - never e the
hI' thert of e ps '1 l..1har t ey ere 51 t1lated ....
I , then, trent to the yo
t.o . 10k him
revo ver that
rP.atl,;, ho I '
• pol h...,
eved ... I
laid it -'t 'l1s s de . T is
., at· man tr..at 1 'I. on e nent st. - Just then a
good ¢r~ I got outa1 the crowe~ I sa\.; doc
llol11day runni ,.,. tm'lards flh~r>"-> '00
havingr""vol ver insnd king,
and I me kill him - I ' 1d
t . I only a' th ...
rnan '1 ly _ still
son of bite.
Qt gun in .
o the men
lsi P .. H. FalJ., by
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Found in Cochise County Courthouse. Transferred to Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, History and Archives Division, in April 2010.
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