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  • Page 1 of [Eddie McGregor]

    1 Life history [Phipps?], [Woody?] [Rangelore?] [Tarrant?] Co., Dist. 7 Rangelore [122?] Page #1 FC Eddie McGregor,76, was born on his father's stock farm near Lewisville, Texas. His dad taught him to ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 2 of [Eddie McGregor]

    2 nigh to Lewisville, SEPT 4, 1861 ? Texas, one of the oldest towns in [Texas?], and a cattle town to begin with. Contrary to [common?] opinion, it wasn't the 'Lewisville, Land ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 3 of [Eddie McGregor]

    3 to put his hoof down on next. The way she saw me, the hoss's hoof was about four inches in the air, right over my nose. If he'd [have?] been of ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 4 of [Eddie McGregor]

    4 When the [wild?] hosses began to thin out, some of them went out and trapped as [many?] an they could, branding them then turning them [loose?] to be [caught?] later [and?] ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 5 of [Eddie McGregor]

    5 what I done when he wasn't looking at me, would fill a mighty good sized book. Sure would. [Anytime?] he and me got separated, and [?] had to rope or do ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 6 of [Eddie McGregor]

    6 he's partly standing up in the stirrups, you're seeing a real rider that's probably been in the stormy seat of a bronc's saddle. That rider's learnt how to ride comfortably and ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 7 of [Eddie McGregor]

    7 'til the doc could fix you up. [hy?], one of the reasons all the old timers like me have such a iron jaw is because if you accidently let it loose ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 8 of [Eddie McGregor]

    8 Waggoner's because I later worked on that spread before it got so big it covered about six counties like it does today. "I recall that [Tom?] Waggoner had the finest steeldust ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 9 of [Eddie McGregor]

    9 a penful of them with just that stick and nothing else to defend himself with. His trick was to hit them an the nose when they aimed for him. It was ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 10 of [Eddie McGregor]

    10 took the train right then for Lewisville. "I naturally expected my dad to put [up?] an awful holler about me wanting enough money to handle a whole ranch, but to my ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 11 of [Eddie McGregor]

    11 around over the country. This was easy to do because every ranch house, cook shack, and chuck wagon had it's latch string on the outside and a man was welcome to ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 12 of [Eddie McGregor]

    12 "Jeff listened around, drinking up a lot of hard likker, but pouring more of it out than anybody thought. He just used his head like an old timer, and there he ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 13 of [Eddie McGregor]

    13 "While she was still there, Jeff saw this stranger walk up to her and tell her that he was ready to buy the ranch any time her dad wanted to sell. ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 14 of [Eddie McGregor]

    14 bar with a couple of others, all talking a drink as he passed through the swinging doors. It just happened that Big Tom was nearest to the door, which was just ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 15 of [Eddie McGregor]

    15 ranch house. I've said the inscription many a time, and it says, 'Jim Kelly, 'date and age I've forgotten but the rest says,' A MAN THAT WOULD NOT BLUFF.' "You know, ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 16 of [Eddie McGregor]

    16 finally got, was a might good breed with all that a hoss in them days could hope to have. They had speed, stamina, and everything. I sold my hosses everywhere, getting ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 17 of [Eddie McGregor]

    17 "I didn't work so steady for the Waggoners, but left from time to time to take on flyers in buying and selling on a shoe-string. By 1904, I'd run my B. ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 18 of [Eddie McGregor]

    18 with their shooting irons. Many a sheriff was an ex-bandit turned right. And, the people in that day and time backed him in his every play as long's he was right. ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - McGregor, Eddie
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11