No Holiday for Holliday Doc kept very busy in the mid 1880s.

Leadville, Colorado by Boston & Ziegler c1880

For Doc Holliday, 1884-1885 was a booming period.  In August 1884, he and Billy Allen got sideways over a $5 debt that Doc failed to repay. Doc took a couple of shots at Allen in a Leadville, Colorado saloon.  One missed; the other hit Allen in the arm. Doc was charged with assault with intent to kill. Strangely, considering the charges, in November he served as a member of the mounted brigade of special police formed to guarantee order at the polls during the gubernatorial election.

Doc was quickly acquitted in the Allen shooting the next March.

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