• Page 1 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    Page 1 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    1 Phipps, Woody Rangelore Tarrant Co., Dist, #7 [77?] Page #1 FC Robt. Lee (Tex) Fuller, 70, was born in Rockwall, Tex. His parents moved to the Morris Ranch in Gillespie co., which was owned by N.Y. financiers who had foreclosed on the Morris Ranch and sold the stock without restocking, and Tex's grandparents were nesters on the place. After leaving Tex with his ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Fuller, Robt. Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 2 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    Page 2 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    2 Grandpa said that my folks never stayed but a week, then lit out for some place in the west, and as soon as they could git set right well, they was to send for me. Well that was the last anybody ever seed or heard of them. "Grandpa's place thar on the Morris place, was a small stock farm because he run a ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Fuller, Robt. Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 3 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    Page 3 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    3 time to slap the Triple T brand on them critters. They wasn't no big [ranch?] closet to us, so we was safe. In fact, that was the way all the ranchers carried on in them days. [Any?] unbranded maverick runnin' around, would get it'self branded as soon as a cow poke found it. The Triple T was a T burnt on the shoulder, ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Fuller, Robt. Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 4 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    Page 4 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    4 "Next thing I knew, the man that hollered had lifted a Winchester rifle that he'd had half hid behind him, and fired at the other. [The?] man behind the wagon fell like he'd been pole-axed. Reason he fell like that was because the shot struck him in back of the neck, and had the same effect as if he'd been hit with a ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Fuller, Robt. Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 5 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    Page 5 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    5 Smith and [Wesson?] rifle. The kid with the knife made a dive at the other, and the other shot him in the hip with the rifle. "Another thing about those days was that the 'Star Toters' had more respect for a man. They never give you the lip you can expect any minute from these jelly beans we call officers in this day ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Fuller, Robt. Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 6 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    Page 6 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    1 [Folkstuff - Rangelore?] Phipps, Woody Rangelore Tarrant Co., Dist. 7 not exact dups 77 Page 1 FEC Robt. Fuller Robt. Lee (Tex.) Fuller, 70, residing at Hub Furniture Co. plant at Ft. Worth, barn at Rockwell, Tex. Was left with his grandparents who nested on the Morris Ranch in Gillespie Co. while a young infant. In 1881 they moved to Llano Co. on ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Fuller, Robt. Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 7 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    Page 7 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    2 "Grandpa made up his mind to move away form thar when I was 'bout 14 because they was so many nesters comin' in that they wasn't no land to range on. I reckon it was in the Spring of '81 when we got to Spring Creek in Llano Co. When Grandpa decided to throw up thar we all went to work an' made ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Fuller, Robt. Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 8 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    Page 8 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    3 I had just rode into town to go on a bender at Llano. As I got down offmy nag and [flipped?] the reins over the hitching post I noticed a man standing just outside the door of the saloon. He seemed to be staring at a wagon and just as I looked at the wagon another fellow stepped in just sich a way ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Fuller, Robt. Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11
  • Page 9 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    Page 9 of [Robt. Lee Fuller]

    4 "Another thing about those days was that the "Star Toters' had more respect for a man. They never gave you the lip you can expect any minute [from?] these jelly beans we call officers in this day. The Constables and Sheriffs had to be real men in those days, because they had to bring in real men. Sometime the Sheriff and his deputies ...

    • Contributor: Phipps, Woody - Fuller, Robt. Lee
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-11