The Klondike Nugget
July 30, 1898
News Item:
The man who shot Soapy Smith in Skagway is dead. In the exchange of bullets it will be remembered that Soapy Smith, the famous confidence man and all around crook was shot dead and Reid severely wounded. Reid died at Skagway, July 20.
source: Blankson Russell A, & Allen, Eugene C., The Klondike Nugget, Caldwell, Idaho: The Caldwell Printers Ltd. 1935, p184
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