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July 26, 1875

On THIS DATE IN HISTORY in 1875, the legend of “Black Bart” the Verse Slinging Bandit began. Old ‘Black Bart’ aka Charles E. Bowles spent years robbing Wells Fargo Stage coaches. The story is, one night in 1874 at an open-mike saloon in San Francisco, Charlie was slinging mad verbage at all the cool cats … Continue reading

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