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Tombstone s Treasure

Author : Sherry Monahan
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Sherry Monahan is an authority on "the city that wouldn't die" and its history. In Tombstone's Treasure, she focuses on the silver mines, one reason for the city's founding, and the saloons, the other reason the city grew so quickly. When the discovery of silver at Tombstone first became known in mid-1880, there were about twenty-six saloons and breweries. By July of the following year, the number of saloons in Tombstone had doubled. The most popular saloon games of the time were faro, monte, and poker, with some offering keno, roulette, and twenty-one. Monahan shares true tales about Tombstone's mining and gambling history and describes a different time and locale where wealthy businesspeople and rugged miners rubbed elbows at the bar and gambled side by side. It is both shocking and enlightening to learn just how sophisticated Tombstone really was when the Earps, Doc Holliday, Johnny Ringo, and Curly Bill strode the boardwalks. Tombstone actually had telephones, ice cream parlors, coffee shops, a bowling alley, and a swimming pool. Wow! It is so contrary to the Hollywood version of the town . . . but it's absolutely true."--from the Foreword by Bob Boze Bell Read Sherry Monahan's interview on AMC on the Wild West and the film Wild Bill

Catalogue of the State Museum of California

Author : California State Mining Bureau
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Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy

Author : Royal Irish Academy
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Includes also Minutes of [the] Proceedings, and Report of [the] President and Council for the year (beginning 1965/66 called Annual report).

The Law Reports

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords
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Report of the Director of the Mint Upon the Production of the Precious Metals in the United States

Author : United States. Bureau of the Mint
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Report of the Governor of Arizona Made to the Secretary of the Interior for the Year

Author : Arizona. Governor
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Druidism exhumed in two parts part i proving that the stone circles of Britain were Druidical temples an analysis and refutation of the treatises on stone circles in the late Spalding club s Sculptured stones of Scotland by J Stuart part ii containing other important collateral arch ological matter

Author : James Rust
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List of Working Mines on the Pacific Coast

Author : Charles G. Yale
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Author : University of Arizona. Geological Survey Branch
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