New York, Bill Hickok, Murder discussed on Best of Jim Bohannon


I mentioned earlier that you could get a letter from new york all burger to saint joe by by railroad and there had been recently a railroad that had been connected in to saint joseph and that was partly the reason that they selected to saint joe they also use the the telegraph's the idea for at least for russell was that this would always be a short you know short lived venture we get our publicity we get that big contract and then when we have the railroad you know is going the whole way or even the telegraph we're going to be making money you know from the side routes because you ps now you know you're or fedex or whatever system you have you dry you know the big freights go on go on the highway but then how does it get to your house bill hickok in the time that we had left here was he a part of this he worked for the he worked for the parent companies and he had actually gotten injured shortly shortly around the time that's express starts and he was kind of recuperating at one of the stations when he when he's his first when i first claim to fame which either depending on how you interpret the court testimony he was either preventing the station owners wife from being raped or he murdered something called blood you know i dunno it's open to interpretation you can take your pick i guess there were there were other shady dealings and the like i mean murder i guess was part of the story wasn't it absolutely what you know what am i best though is.

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