Bob Dalton 17 April 1890 in Muskogee, Oklahoma newspaper
—Saturday morning last Deputy Marshal Robert Cox, was shot near Claremore by Arch Cochran, a Cherokee, and dangerously wounded. In the afternoon of ihe same day a young son ol Cochran's svcnt Claremore and bought seven boxes of cartridges, remarking that his father had killed one g d deputy marshal and inlended to kill anyone who tried lo arrest him. Deputy Kob Dalton, who happened near by, was informed of the young man's purchase of cartridges and endeavored take them from him. The boy put spurs to his horse and was rapidly gelling away when Dalton drew ilown with his Winchester and put live balls into the horse, killing the animal instantly. One ball entered the boy's right leg, causing a painful though not serious wound. As C!ocliran hail good many friends arouml Claremore there was considerable excitement and threats of more trouble were given out, but nothing of a serious nature resulted. It has since been learned that Deputy Co.x died.