DESCRIPTION: "O'Donald and Luffsey (first names Frank and Riley) And Wannigan, known as Dutch..." were true friends and "never too bashful to shoot." "The Marquis de Mores... had recently come from France"; Luffsey dies in a shootout; de Mores is acquitted
AUTHOR: Clell G. Cannon ?
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Burt)
KEYWORDS: homicide foreigner trial accusation
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Burt, pp. 238-239, "(Riley Luffsay)" (1 text)
NOTES: It's not as bad as that first line would make you think -- but it's close.
De Mores apparently was a French businessman who set up a cattle operation in North Dakota. It was a bit too big and bustling for the locals, who engaged in a certain amount of petty sabotage. De Mores perhaps fought back a little too vigorously. - RBW
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