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The “Nude” Silks-Fulton Duel

  • Mattie Silks

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    Denver Madame Mattie Silks, participant in an 1877 altercation that became known as the "Nude Duel," operated a brothel at Twentieth and Market streets in the late nineteenth century.
    Mattie Silks
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Additional Information: 

Michael Rutter, Upstairs Girls: Prostitution in the American West (Helena, MT: Farcountry, 2005).