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  [Billy the Kid]
Billy the Kid then said to me "Francisco, here are the saddle and trappings that I owe you." I then commanded [?] [Banche?] to do me the favor of bringing me the horse the Indian Armijo had been riding, in order that I might remove the saddle which was covered with blood.
Billy the Kid received an honorable discharge and would probably have gone straight from them on had it not been that at this juncture the District Court met and the Marfes swore a complaint against him and ordered sheriff Kimbrall to arrest him.
Billy then ordered another round of drinks and by this time Charley who was felling quite reckless began to shoot at the glasses not missing a single one until he came to Billy's.
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  Billy the Kid - MSN Encarta
Billy the Kid (1859-1881), outlaw of the American Southwest, born Henry McCarty in New York City.
Billy the Kid spent much of his youth in the rough saloons of the frontier.
Shortly after his escape, Billy the Kid was trapped and fatally shot by Sheriff Garrett in Fort Sumner, New Mexico.
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  Billy the Kid (ballet) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Billy the Kid is a 1938 ballet written by the American composer Aaron Copland and commissioned by Lincoln Kirstein.
Billy's mother is killed by an outlaw, and Billy himself kills the murderer, and goes on the run.
Billy the Kid was composed in 1938 for the American Ballet Caravan after their director, Lincoln Kirstein, asked Copland to write a ballet about the great American outlaw.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Billy_the_Kid_(ballet)   (710 words)

 Billy the Kid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kid later wrote to Governor Wallace claiming innocence in the killing of Carlysle, and of involvement in cattle rustling in general.
Billy the Kid Returns, a PC game based on the life of Billy the Kid published by Alive Software in 1993.
In the novel Inferno by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle a man claiming to be Billy the Kid travels with the main character for a time in an attempt to escape hell.
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 Billy the Kid - William H. Bonney - Henry McCarty
The Kid lost support from some of the town because of the brutal ambush of Brady, saying it was a cowardly act, but some say Brady and Hindman got their just reward for the cold blooded killing of the helpless and unarmed John Tunstall.
Billy, and 14 of his companions, visited Alexander McSween at his mansion in Lincoln and barricaded themselves inside, the mansion was immediately surrounded by Peppin's posse, about 40 strong of the roughest gunfighters in the territory.
Billy informed Grant as to who he was and they squared off, both pulling their weapons, but of course Grant's didn't fire and Billy killed him on the spot.
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 Billy the Kid (DesertUSA)
Billy the Kid was one of the most notorious outlaws of the American West.
Billy fled Arizona and an indictment for murder, eventually arriving in Lincoln County, New Mexico where he became known as Billy Bonney, a young horse rustler fluent in Spanish and popular with Mexican women.
Billy the Kid was buried the next day at Fort Summer cemetery between his two outlaw pals, Tom O'Folliard and Charlie Bowdre, where his grave can be seen to this day.
www.desertusa.com /mag98/oct/papr/billykid.html   (735 words)

 BILLY THE KID : les sites dédiés à BILLY THE KID - Annuaire-Celebrite.com
Né à New York, le jeune Billy part très jeune vers l'Ouest, fréquente les bars, lutte contre les Indiens, puis se réfugie au Mexique.
Ce dernier est bientôt nommé shérif et obtient pour mission de capturer le Kid.
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 Billy the Kid: Surfing the Net with Kids
Western outlaw Billy the Kid (1859 - 1881) was born Henry McCarty in New York City.
Visit for several Billy the Kid biographies (short and long versions), a filmography, maps, photos, and a lively discussion board.
Henry McCarty: The Wild West's Billy the Kid
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 The Death Of Billy The Kid, 1881   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Billy The Kid was born in the slums of New York City in 1859.
Little of substance is known about Billy's life during this period, and myth has replaced fact to shroud the early years of Billy the Kid in folklore.
One of his first acts was to capture Billy the Kid, sending him to trial for the murder of the Lincoln sheriff and his deputy.
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 Billy The Kid
Later, the Kid was involved in the death of Morton, Baker, McCloskey, Brady, Hindman and Beckwith.
Sonnichsen wrote "Alias Billy the Kid" from materials furnished by William Morrison, who was Brushy Bill Roberts lawyer in Brushy Bill's attempt to procure a pardon for the crimes of Billy the Kid from Gov. Thomas Mabry in 1950.
Later, William A. Tunstill of Roswell wrote "Billy the Kid and Me Were the Same." Judge Bobby E. Hefner has penned "The Trial of Billy the Kid," a fictional trial weighing the truth of evidence presented on behalf of Brushy Bill.
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 Billy the Kid Biography from Who2.com
The precise details of Billy the Kid's exploits remain sketchy, but it is generally agreed that he was quick with his gun and his temper and was expert at escaping from small-town jails.
Billy threw in with an Englishman, John Tunstall, who was involved in a turf war (called the Lincoln County War) between land and cattle barons in the newly settled territory.
The Kid nearly got on the right side of the law in 1879, arranging to surrender and receive a pardon in exchange for his testimony against others, but the pardon never quite arrived and he went on the lam again.
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 Making a killing off Billy the Kid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Billy's boss, John Tunstall, was gunned down early on, and the Kid spent the next months shooting and being shot at.
Billy either died on the spot and was buried there, or was wounded and escaped, or wasn't shot at all and fled to Texas, where he perhaps assumed the persona of William "Brushy Bill" Roberts and lived to a great old age in Hico and Hamilton, about 30 miles from Hico.
Lincoln's Billy is a violent kid briefly swept up in equally violent events: The old courthouse from where he made his daring escape is part of the Lincoln State Monument, a singular name for an adobe time-warp multiple-building display that's pristine enough to catapult your imagination back to 1881.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/travel/articles/0918billykid0918.html   (2223 words)

 Billy the Kid: Myths and Truths - by Deborah O'Toole for Ambermont Magazine
Billy the Kid began working as a ranch hand for Tunstall and soon came to view his employer as a surrogate father of sorts.
Billy was concerned that members of the Dolan Gang (part of Murphy’s group) would try to kill him, so Wallace staged an “arrest” so that Billy could be seen being brought into Lincoln as a prisoner.
Billy was tried, convicted, and sentenced to hang by Judge Warren Bristol (who was also suspected of being on the payroll of the Santa Fe ring and the Dolan gang).
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 Billy The Kid - Teenage Outlaw of the Southwest
Despite the better climate, Billy's mother continued to worsen and on September 16, 1874, she died of her condition.
Billy the Kid was deeply affected by the murder, claiming that Tunstall was one of the only men that treated him like he was “free-born and white." At Tunstall's funeral Billy swore: "I'll get every son-of-a-bitch who helped kill John if it's the last thing I do."
Billy was, of course, under several indictments (some of which unrelated to the Lincoln County War) but Wallace was intrigued by rumors that McCarty was willing to surrender himself and testify against other combatants if amnesty could be extended to him.
www.legendsofamerica.com /WE-BillyKid.html   (1009 words)

 Billy the Kid Summary
Billy the Kid was a hired gun who fought in the Lincoln County, New Mexico, range wars during the 1880s.
On December 19, the Kid barely escaped the posse's midnight ambush in Fort Sumner, during which one of the Kid's gang, Tom O'Folliard, was shot to death.
Responding to rumours that the Kid was still lurking in the vicinity of Fort Sumner almost three months after his escape, Sherriff Garrett and two deputies set out on July 14, 1881 to question one of the town's residents, a friend of the Kid's named Pete Maxwell.
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 Handbook of Texas Online:
On April 4, 1878, the Kid was involved in the gunfight at Blazer's Mill, on the southwest slopes of the Sacramento Mountains, where A. (Buckshot) Roberts, a Murphy partisan, killed Dick Brewer before he himself expired from bullet wounds.
Billy the Kid arrived in the Panhandle in the fall of 1878, after Chisum had sent some of his cattle to graze in the Canadian valley in the vicinity of Tascosa.
Billy intimidated Ellsworth Torrey, after the Boston rancher had run off the Kid's men for insulting his wife and daughters; otherwise the group was generally well-behaved during their stay in Tascosa and spent money freely.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/MM/fmccd.html   (2166 words)

 Billy the Kid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Billy was working at the Coe ranch one of the smaller ranches infringing on Chisum's space.
Soon after, Billy, now the leader of the group with Doc Scurlock were involved in a shootout with Sheriff Brady, who was in Dolan's pocket.
Billy was tried, convicted, and sentenced to hang in Mesilla by Judge Warren Bristol, suspected of being on the payroll of the Santa Fe ring and the Dolan gang.
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 Billy the Kid
However, after Billy the Kid surrendered to the authorities, he was told he would be charged with the killing of William Brady.
Billy Bonny, alias Antrim, alias Billy the Kid, the twenty-one year old desperado, who is known to have killed sixteen men, and who boasted that he killed a man for every year of his life, will no longer take deliberate aim at his fellow man and kill him, just to keep in practice.
Billy the Kid died at the ripe age of twenty-three, and at that time had killed twenty-three men, committing his first murder when he was but fourteen years of age.
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 FrontierTimes - Outlaws - Billy The Kid
By then Billy the Kid and his gang were the bane of all cattlemen in the area and were part of the reason for the formation of the Panhandle Stock Association in Mobeetie.
The author argues that Billy the Kid was not killed by a sheriff in 1881 "after escaping jail and cheating the hangman.
Billy's story, epic in scope, echoing the vast grandeur of the magnificent country in which it is set, traces the chain of events that inexorably shaped Billy and pitted him against a treacherous society that threatened those he cared for.
www.frontiertimes.com /outlaws/billy_the_kid.html   (4067 words)

 Billy The Kid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Billy the Kid is one of the American Old West’s most notorious outlaws.
Kid Antrim, as he was then called, was arrested in Silver City for theft of clothes from two Chinese men but soon escaped jail and began a gypsy lifestyle in the southwest.
Billy continued to be involved in the Lincoln County War until the new governor, Lew Wallace, put out a $500 reward to bring Billy in to be a witness to the MsCween murder.
www.frontiertrails.com /oldwest/billykid.htm   (736 words)

 Billy The Kid
William Bonney alias Kid alias William Antrim was on the arrest warrant.
Billy and his gang stole cattle brazenly from the ranchers and but none were brave enough to complain for fear of harm coming to their families.
Billy asked to look at his fancy weapon and spun the cylinder, noticing he had three empty chambers.
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 Billy the kid biography
The young man who history would record as Billy the Kid was born in New York City around 1860.
When Billy’s employer was shot in the head by his rivals, the teenager appeared to step up a few gears in his quest for bloodshed.
Billy and another Regulator, however, reneged on this deal and killed both prisoners, along with a member of the posse who tried to stop them.
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 Billy the Kid National Scenic Byway
During his escape The Kid allegedly shot and killed two deputies, but he was never indicted for the murders...
Billy the Kid Trail pays tribute to the infamous "Wild West" outlaw and several other western icons, including Smokey the Bear.
Bullet hole alleged to by fired by Billy the Kid.
www.billybyway.com /overview.htm   (255 words)

 Billy the kid - Handbook of Texas Online:
Billy the Kid - The Outlaw at the center of the Lincoln County War.
Billy the Kid Museum in Fort Sumner, NM is one of more than 15400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory.
“Billy, the childminder phoned, she was at the toddler group with Ash and was dealing A kid had climbed up onto Ash’s buggy and bit her on the head.
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 About Billy the Kid Message Board - Home
You do not need to be a member to view this board, but to post you must be a registered member.
Anything non-Billy the Kid related on the history of the American West
I do pop-in on the board from time to time and you may be able to catch me here, either on the board or by Private Messaging (PM).
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 this is my biography of billy
In legend, Billy the Kid has been described as a vicious and ruthless killer, an outlaw who died at the age of twenty-one, not before raising havoc in the New Mexico Territory.
In real form, the Kid was not the cold-blooded killer he has been portrayed as, but a young man who lived in a violent dog-eat-dog world, where knowing how to use a gun was the difference between life and death.
As you read the biography keep in mind that Billy the Kid lived in a very different, lawless, and corrupted time, so don't judge him by today’s morals and laws.
www.aboutbillythekid.com /Biography.htm   (313 words)

 About Billy the Kid
On this website you'll find plenty of information and learn who Billy the Kid really was and how he became a legend in his own time.
The debate that Billy the Kid lived to be an old man
The Controversy on the Billy the Kid DNA Investigation
www.aboutbillythekid.com   (316 words)

 Billy the Kid Outlaw Gang
Billy the Kid had the rest of his shackles cut off at Las Tablas after he escaped from the Lincoln County Courthouse on April 28th, 1881 having traveled over the mountains in the background through the Capitan Gap.
Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, Lincoln County War, and all that good stuff!
BILLY THE KID OUTLAW GANG, Inc. P.O. BOX 1881, CAPITAN, NM 88316 (Capitan is the home of Smokey Bear, the scorched orphan bear cub that survived a forest fire, and is an honorary Billy the Kid Outlaw Gang member.)
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