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an Old West outlaw and brother to outlaw George Skinner. They were involved in the 1856 theft of $80,000 of gold bullion along with Big Dolph Newton, Bill Carter, Rattlesnake Dick, Romera (or Romero) Carter, and an unidentified Mexican. The theft was unsuccessful when Cyrus and Dick missed the rendezvous having been captured with stolen mules. George buried half the money. The other half was turned over to the law by Carter, but George, having been killed in the capture, never revealed the location of the other $40,000 in gold which presumably remains hidden in the Trinities.
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Cyrus Skinnerunknown1850
 
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Richard H. Barter18331850
 
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 born in Quebec, Canada. Around 1850 he came to California and tried his luck at mining. Turning o...
Bill Carterunknown1850
 
1859unknown
 an Old West outlaw who was involved in the 1856 theft of $80,000 of gold bullion along with Cyrus...
Romera Carterunknown1850
 
1859unknown
 an Old West outlaw who was involved in the 1856 theft of $80,000 of gold bullion along with Cyrus...
Dolph Newtonunknown1850
 
1859unknown
 an Old West outlaw who was involved in the 1856 theft of $80,000 of gold bullion along with Cyrus...
George Skinnerunknown1850
 
1859unknown
 an Old West outlaw and brother to outlaw Cyrus Skinner. They were involved in the 1856 theft of $...
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James Augustus Suydam18191850
 
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Stephen C. Massettunknown1840
 
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