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Buckskin Frank Leslie

Colin Rickards

Buckskin Frank Leslie

gunman of Tombstone.

by Colin Rickards

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Published by Texas Western College Press in [El Paso .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leslie, Frank Nashville.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGunman of Tombstone.
    SeriesSouthwestern studies, v. 2, no. 2. [Monograph no. 6], Southwestern studies (El Paso, Tex.) ;, monograph no. 6.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF819.T6 L43
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39 p.
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5933308M
    LC Control Number64064737
    OCLC/WorldCa2230333

      In their new book, authors Jack DeMattos and Chuck Parsons delve into newspaper accounts, old biographies, and other sources, not only to bring Buckskin Frank, whose real name was Nashville Franklyn Leslie, to the attention of today's readers, but also to fill in the gaps of the past and correct false stories that misled his contemporaries and Author: Kemp Dixon.


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Buckskin Frank Leslie by Colin Rickards Download PDF EPUB FB2

"DeMattos and Parsons offer the most detailed account of Leslie's death, which they label a murder If you want to buy a book on Leslie this is the one you should get."--Wild West History Association Journal "In the s everyone in Arizona knew of Wyatt Earp and Buckskin Frank.5/5(2).

In a drunken rage, “Buckskin” Frank Leslie murders his lover, the Tombstone prostitute Blonde Mollie Williams. Leslie was an ill-tempered and violent man, especially when he drank. A western gunfighter, Indian Scout and prospector, “Buckskin Frank” Leslie was best known for having killed Billy Claiborne, one of the infamous Clanton Gang, who feuded with the Earps in Tombstone, Arizona.

Born in San Antonio, Texas on Maas Nashville Franklyn Leslie, nothing is known about his early life.

He was working as a scout for the U.S. Army in Texas, Oklahoma, and. They Called Him Buckskin Frank: The Life and Adventures of Nashville Franklyn Leslie, by Jack DeMattos and Chuck Parsons, University of North Texas Press, Denton, $ When it comes to Westerners who made their mark in Tombstone, Arizona Territory, Buckskin Frank Leslie takes a back seat (at least as far as name recognition) to the likes of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, John Ringo, Ike.

Buckskin Series. 43 primary works • 43 total works. The adventures of Buckskin Frank Leslie, a cowboy whose talent with a gun is only surpassed by his way with the ladies. Book 1. Rifle River. by Roy Buckskin Frank Leslie book.

5 Ratings 2 Reviews published 1 edition. Want to Read. Shelving menu. Buckskin Frank Leslie. Nashville “Buckskin” Frank Leslie joined the pariahs of Tombstone’s raucous society around Although he was only 5’ 7” and weighed pounds Frank acquired a reputation as a good man with a gun.

His nickname came from the buckskinned-fringed jacket he. 'Buckskin Frank'Leslie was a colorful character who worked both sides of the law during the early Tombstone period. He operated a saloon, ran a large ranch, acted as a Indian scout, and worked mining claims.

He also killed Mike Kileen over the affections of a woman. Known by the Earps, Leslie had a unique time in the Southwest including prison/5(3). It was estimated that this Frank Leslie was aboutwhich would make him to be the right age to be the Frank Leslie of Tombstone fame.[citation needed] In June a newspaper article reported, "A silver buckled belt owned by gunfighter Buckskin Frank Leslie sold for $2, at a recent Los Angeles Auction specializing in Old West.

A collector successfully bid $26, for a silver-buckled belt attributed to “Buckskin Frank” Leslie, making the artifact the top-selling lot at Heritage Auctions on J InWestern dealer Greg Martin discovered the belt, which is inscribed with “Buckskin Frank, Tombstone, Jan.

What is certain is that Buckskin Frank, the frontier scout and shootist, some say, spent his golden years mopping floors in saloons in San Francisco and Oakland. One has to search far in a the history of the Trans-Mississippi West to find a more exciting career that of Buckskin Frank.

An excellent book, well researched and written. COLLECTOR. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: "Edition limited to copies"--Title page verso. Description: pages: illustrations, portraits. Buckskin Frank Leslie was hired on the spot as a bartender.

Buckskin Frank walked about atop two inch heels on his boots and always wore fully loaded twin holsters on his hips. He claimed a dangerous and violent past, serving as a scout for General Miles, and as a soldier for Al Sieber during the Apache wars.

Frank Leslie theory. A theory popular in the years immediately following Ringo's death named "Buckskin" Frank Leslie as his killer. Leslie apparently did tell a guard at the Yuma prison, where he was serving time for killing his wife, that he had shot Ringo. While many believed his story, others thought he was simply claiming credit for it to Born: John Peters Ringo, May 3,Greens Fork.

Tombstone’s ‘Buckskin Frank’: Nashville Franklyn Leslie, by Ben T. Traywick, Red Marie’s, Tombstone, Ariz.,$ The subhead of this new and greatly expanded version of a book by Ben Traywick, former town historian of Tombstone, Arizona, sounds fantastical: The Story of Tombstone’s Fastest Gun, its Most Notorious Ladies’ Man and its Biggest Liar.

Frank Leslie -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. "Buckskin Frank" was known as "Frank Leslie" at least as far back as his listing as such in the San Francisco City Directory.

This is at odds with the story told by a certain "Jim Brophy" to an Arizona newspaper reporter in Brand: University of North Texas Press. Nashville Franklyn “Buckskin Frank” Leslie was a man of mystery during his lifetime.

His reputation has rested on two gunfights—both in storied Tombstone, Arizona—but he was much more than a deadly gunfighter. Jack DeMattos and Chuck Parsons have combined their research efforts to help solve the questions of where Leslie came from and how he died.

Buckskin Frank began a romantic and passionate dalliance with local beauty Mary Killeen. Everyone thought they made a great couple, except of course Mary's husband Mike Killeen. Under the cover of darkness on J the bouncer and thug began prowling the streets for Leslie, armed and in search of revenge.

Buckskin Frank Leslie is known. The gunslinger Franklin “Buckskin” Leslie shoots the Billy “The Kid” Claiborne dead in the streets of Tombstone, Arizona.

The town of Tombstone is best known today as the site of the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rickards, Colin. Buckskin Frank Leslie. [El Paso]: [Texas Western College Press], [] (OCoLC) “In almost every work that in any way relates to southern Arizona in the s, Leslie is present.

This book will be the new standard for anyone interested in the life of Buckskin Frank. Both in form and content this book finally gives Frank Leslie a place in the Tombstone story.”—Gary Roberts, author of Doc Holliday: The Life and LegendAuthor: Jack DeMattos, Chuck Parsons.

Buckskin Frank Leslie is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Buckskin Frank Leslie and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and Occupation: Scout. Get print book. No eBook available. Go to Google Play Now» Buckskin Frank Leslie: Gunman of Tombstone. Colin Rickards.

Texas Western College Press, - Outlaws - 39 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Buckskin Frank Leslie. Filling the gaps in the long and illustrious life of a Tombstone legend. Jack Demattos “I, Nashville Franklyn Leslie, was born near San Antonio, Texas on the 18th day of March and am now a resident of Tombstone, Arizona and have been a resident of Arizona for nine years.”Author: True West.

Buckskin Frank Leslie was alive and living in southern Kentucky in the late s. I ([email protected]) believe he then returned to California and died there in a VA hospital.

If this correlates with information you have, then the three-page hand-written letter in my possession the handwriting is unmistakeably that of the Tombstone.

“The Bittersweet War” is the third book in “The Revenger” series by Frank Leslie. Mike Sartain, “The Revernger”, rides once again in this, the third novel of this popular series. Mike is currently in West Texas and is heading to Mexico because lawmen and bounty hunters are hot on his trail.

Buckskin frank was my grandfathers great uncle. In the 70's when the book the gunfighters came out my grandpa saw the pic of him and remembered. Later my brother did some research and found out that we were related like my grandfather had said.

News travels slow sometimes on the frontier-but rumor spreads faster than fire through a hayloft. So when the Gunsmith reads a newspaper story about the death of his old friend Buckskin Frank Leslie, Clint aims to uncover the truth.

He hooks up with another old saddle partner to follow a trail of Brand: Speaking Volumes. "Buckskin Frank" Leslie. In the early days, Tombstone was known as the spider web from hell. What little law it had belonged to one feuding faction or another, and. Tombstone Arizona Books. Over the years there have been many books written about the old mining camp of Tombstone.

From fiction books touting Wyatt Earp as the 'Lion of Tombstone' to non-fiction books on the history of the famous town. Below you will find. Buckskin Frank Leslie was hired on the spot as a bartender. Buckskin Frank walked about atop two inch heels on his boots and always wore fully loaded twin holsters on his hips.

He claimed a dangerous and violent past, serving as a scout for General Miles, and as a. Directed by Roy Rowland.

With Hugh O'Brian, Morgan Woodward, Carol Thurston, Lloyd Corrigan. Earp's friend Ned Buntline comes to Tombstone hoping Earp will introduce him to the Clantons so he can use them in a new book.

Earp decide to have his practical joking friend teach Buntline a lesson about outlaws not being Robinhood.8/10(21). Frank Leslie’s most popular book is The Bells of El Diablo.

Frank Leslie has 53 books on Goodreads with ratings. Frank Leslie’s most popular book is The Bells of El Diablo. Books by Frank Leslie. Frank Leslie Average rating ratings 80 reviews shelved 1, times Showing 30 distinct works.

Shot by Frank Leslie J Mollie's last name was Edwards, but she sometimes used the name Williams. ∼ Mollie Williams. Also known as: Blonde Mollie. Killed by Buckskin Frank Leslie at the old Leslie Ranch in Cochise County, Arizona. Mollie was a victim of 's brand family violence.

Buckskin Frank was sentenced to 25 years in the Yuma prison. The town of Tombstone was glad to be rid of the gunfighter who had confessed to having killed 14 people.

However, after serving just seven years, Leslie won parole with the help of a young divorcee named Belle Stowell. Keeping the Peace: Tales from the Old West In Frank “Buckskin” Leslie (pictured here) worked as a bartender and part owner of the Cosmopolitan Hotel on Allen Street in Tombstone, Arizona.

“Buckskin” Frank Leslie was born aboutbut the rest of his early days appear to be a mystery. He likely hailed from Texas or possibly Kentucky, and claimed at various times to have.

In Colt Creek, Buckskin Frank Leslie rides into town broke and hungry. He becomes a full-time bartender and a part-time lawman.

The powerful Coe family is trying to stamp out any possible opposition to Coe control of Colt Creek. Buckskin Frank Leslie stands in their way. If you enjoy adult westerns, you will love this book.5/5(1). Buckskin Frank was sentenced to 25 years in the Yuma prison.

The town of Tombstone was glad to be rid of the gunfighter who had confessed to having killed 14 people. However, after serving just seven years, Leslie won parole with the help of a young divorcee named Belle Stowell. And they just kind of put two-and-two together that Frank ‘Buckskin’ Leslie had shot him.” Lost to history, though, is the motivation Leslie had for seeking out Ringo that day.

But to travel all the way from Tombstone to the Turkey Creek area — a couple days’ ride by horse — suggests finding Ringo was a priority for Leslie and. Leslie Book. Professor of Law. Biography. Professor Book joined the Villanova Law School the Fall ofwhere he is a Professor of Law.

While at Villanova, Professor Book was Director of the Federal Tax Clinic fromDirector of the Graduate Tax Program from and Director of the Online Graduate Tax Program from The adventures of Buckskin Frank Leslie, a cowboy whose talent with a gun is only surpassed by his way with the ladies.

ISBN eBay Product ID (ePID) Product Key Features. Format. Book, Paperback. Publication Year. Language. English. Dimensions. Weight. Oz. Width. in. Height. in.Buckskin Franklyn Leslie was a U. S. Army scout, bartender, miner and con-man, he was known for his fringed buckskin became famous in Tombstone, for killing two men in self-defense, he married the widow of one of his victims eight days after killing her ing their divorce, Leslie shot and killed a woman he lived with at his ranch while drunk and in a fit of jealousy, he Born: MaSan Antonio, Texas.