Forty years at El Paso, 1858-1898; recollections of war, politics, adventure, events, narratives, sketches, etc., by W. W. Mills. Page: 67 of 163
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FORTY YEARS AT EL PASO.
barrels of whisky were rolled out and the heads driven
in and hundreds of bottles were smashed. Some of the
soldiers scooped up whisky in their hands and drank it.
After the campaign Daily with his savings became a
respectable and successful merchant of Las Cruces, N.
M., and twenty years later was sued for that two thousand
dollar debt. I was interrogated as a witness, and
testified to the facts as I have written them above.
Daily won the suit.
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Mills, William W. Forty years at El Paso, 1858-1898; recollections of war, politics, adventure, events, narratives, sketches, etc., by W. W. Mills., book, 1901; Chicago. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6112/m1/67/?q=Forty%20Years%20at%20El%20Paso,%201858-1898:%20Recollections%20of%20War,%20Politics: accessed April 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .