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Tabb Family Letters and Typescripts

Identifier: SC 01468
Scope and Contents Two handwritten letters with accompanying typescripts detailing the circumstances of the death of George Tabb by gunshot wound caused by a Mr. Sovereign. The shooting was over a business transaction dispute concerning cattle. Tabb was shot at Fort Sumner in Texas and brought to Las Vegas for treatment of his wounds. Initially, his wounds were not grave, but by the time he arrived in Las Vegas to see a doctor, infection had spread and he died shortly thereafter. The letters are both...