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The “Nude” Silks-Fulton Duel

Added by yongli on 09/21/2016 - 14:28, last changed on 10/25/2022 - 19:40

Mattie Silks

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The so-called Nude Duel was a legend that sprouted from a drunken brawl involving two well-known madams—Mattie Silks and Kate Fulton—at Denver Gardens in 1877. Although the original accounts of the fight are hardly remarkable, the story took on a life of its own thanks to the diligent exaggerations...
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