Billy the Kid Note Leads Harrisburg Wild West Auction

Billy the Kid, the 19th century American West outlaw, scrawled “Time is short” on a sheet of paper -- an 1881 letter to a territorial governor that Guernsey’s auctioneer Joanne Grant discovered sifting through artifacts piled in a warehouse in cash-strapped Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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