DESCRIPTION: "Have you heard of Porter Rockwell? He's the Mormon Trigger-right. They say he hunts for horse thieves When then the moon is shining bright. So if you steal a Mormon cow... Get the drop on Porter Rockwell Before he gets the drop on you."
EARLIEST DATE: 1950 (Hubbard)
KEYWORDS: crime punishment theft
1878 - Death of Orrin Porter Rockwell
FOUND IN: US(Ro)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hubbard, #229, "Porter Rockwell" (1 short text)
cf. "Old Port Rockwell" (subject of Orrin Porter Rockwell)
NOTES [22 words]: For background on Orrin Porter Rockwell, a Mormon fanatic in just about every sense possible, see the notes to "Old Port Rockwell." - RBW
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