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Arizona Archives To Get Original OK Corral Papers

Posted by admin on Apr 21, 2010

The original court transcripts from the 1881 Coroner’s Inquest into the Gunfight at the OK Corral will be handed over to the Arizona State Archives on Wednesday.

The 36-page handwritten account of witness testimony given after the shootout that left three men dead in Tombstone had been missing for years. Two Cochise County court clerks cleaning out a storage space at the Bisbee courthouse found the old documents in a box in March.

Cochise County Clerk of Superior Court Denise Lundin realized they were the original OK Corral documents that had disappeared prior to her becoming clerk in 1994.

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