Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Trouble Brewing

[RMN, Feb. 23, 1865.]

Spring 1865. Sand Creek-spawned revenge campaign on the Platte road raises the price of everything in Denver.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

RMN Correction not an example of clear journalism

[RMN, Feb. 24, 1865]

I have very little idea what he's getting at, and I think that was the plan. Didn't mention the name of the prisoner? Indeed they did. It was the title of the article referred to in the correction.

Meanwhile, the Daily Mining Journal reports that Soule has been shot at several times.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

The Escape of Jack Peppers 2

More on the alleged 'absquatulation' of Jack Peppers.

The animosity between Byers and Hunt (territorial marshal) goes back at least to the messy land speculation around Denver and Auraria in '59 and '60.

[RMN, February 23, 1865]

[DMJ, February 27, 1865]