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    • Bowman, Aaron vs. Henry Faite, Jr.

    • Northwest, Old; Indiana Territory;
    • Civil court case in which Aaron Bowman was suing Henry Faite, Jr. for $1000.00 damages for slander. Faite had accused Bowman of hog thievery. Faite (Feite or Fait) claimed that Bowman had stolen a hog in 1800 that belonged to his father. This...
    • Light, John vs. William Wilson

    • Indiana Territory; Northwest, Old;
    • Civil court case in which John Light was suing William Wilson for $500.00 damages for slander. Wilson had called Light a thief and a pilfering villain amongst other similar terms. This multi-faceted case began as a result over a wage disagreement...
    • Bowman, Aaron vs. George Faite

    • Indiana Territory; Northwest, Old;
    • Civil court case in which Aaron Bowman was suing George Faite for $1,000.00 damages for slander. Faite had accused Bowman of stealing Faite's father's hog. A long list of witnesses were called. Several depositions were taken by Jefferson County,...
    • Scrapbook no. 26

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Maple, James B. (James Brian), 1879-1970;
    • Dr. James B. Maple was a local doctor and historian who in his spare time researched early Vincennes and Sullivan newspapers for items concerning Sullivan Co. He clipped items and took notes and filled 42 volumes of scrapbooks which have a...
    • Applegate, John vs. Leonard Bowman

    • Indiana Territory; Northwest, Old;
    • Civil court case in which John Applegate was suing Leonard Bowman for $500.00 damages for malicious prosecution. Bowman was said to have falsely accused Applegate of stealing 210 feet of poplar boat plank belonging to Bowman. Applegate was indicted...
    • Berger, Victor, 1913-06-06

    • Miners' strikes; West Virginia Mine Wars, W. Va., 1897-1921;
    • Report to the National Committee of the Socialist Party, signed by Berger, Adolph Germer, and Eugene V. Debs, 6/6/1913. Says that they went to Charleston, West Virginia to investigate the strike situation in West Virginia pursuant to the request of...
    • Meng, J.A.C. 1926-03-09

    • Prohibition; Prohibitionists; Socialism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 3/9/1926. Says that he has in his possession a letter written by S. S. McClure saying that he did not publish an article Eugene V. Debs wrote back in 1894 as a response to the use of federal troops in the Pullman Strike...
    • Scrapbook no. 28

    • Sullivan County (Ind.)--History; Maple, James B. (James Brian), 1879-1970;
    • Dr. James B. Maple was a local doctor and historian who in his spare time researched early Vincennes and Sullivan newspapers for items concerning Sullivan Co. He clipped items and took notes and filled 42 volumes of scrapbooks which have a...
    • Mailloux, Emily Debs 1926-12-01

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 12/1/1926. Writes that she went to see Morris Hillquit to tell him that Theodore Debs disapproved of the Socialist Party's plan to raise $200,000. Says that Morris Hillquit had already called Victor Berger to tell him not...
    • Mooney, Thomas J. 1916-12-23

    • Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942
    • Letter to the Officers and Members of the International Molders' Union of North America on Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee letterhead, 12/23/1916. Writes that C. M. Fickert, the District Attorney prosecuting his case, has become the laughing...
    • Bowman, Aaron vs. James Cooney

    • Indiana Territory; Northwest, Old;
    • Civil court case in which Aaron Bowman was suing James Cooney for $1,000.00 in damages for slander. Cooney was accused of calling Bowman a hog thief. Depositions for the suit were taken in Louisville, Kentucky. According to the Minute Book, the...
    • Bowman, Aaron vs. Joshua Dodge

    • Northwest, Old; Indiana Territory;
    • Civil court case in which Aaron Bowman was suing Joshua Dodge for $1000.00 damages for slander. Dodge was accused of slandering Bowman by claiming Bowman had stolen a hog belonging to Henry Faite, Sr. The jury found for the plaintiff for $50.00...
    • McFall, Daniel vs. Isaac Decker

    • Indiana Territory;
    • In this civil case, the plaintiff alleges that the defendant appropriated the plaintiff's canoe for his own use and did not return it when requested. The declaration mentions an action of trespass on the case and a dedimus mentions another...
    • Brown, Elias 1920-12-29

    • New Year; Harriman, Job, 1861-1925; Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942; Industrial Workers of the World;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 12/29/1920. Expresses the hope that Eugene V. Debs has a Happy New Year. Mentions that he is a "Jewish-Russian American Socialist." Says that he often wonders what happened to the old guard, the people like Job Harriman,...
    • Sharts, Joseph W 1920-11-24

    • Law & legal affairs; Voting; Socialism -- United States -- Newspapers; Socialist Party of the United States of America; Socialists; Political campaigns; Prisoners;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Joseph W. Sharts, Attorney at Law letterhead, 11/24/1920. Says that he has just returned from a 3 day trial in Troy, Ohio. Assures Eugene V. Debs that he has not forgotten about him. Says that in addition to editing the...
    • Stephens, Madge Patton 1921-09-22

    • Travel; Dreams; Medicine; Poetry; Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968; Books; Bogart, Guy, b. 1883; Strikes; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Political prisoners; Pardon
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 09/22/1921. Writes that while she is in San Francisco, California she has been staying with a female doctor who is one of the "greatest revolutionists" that she ever met. Says that before this doctor went to medical school...
    • Stephens, Madge Patton 1920-09-26

    • Pamphlets; Political campaigns; Public speaking; Gifts; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Debs, Katherine Metzel;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Dr. Madge Patton Stephens, Nervous and Chronic Diseases letterhead, 9/26/1920. Says that she is having 10,000 campaign leaflets printed to put up around Terre Haute, Indiana. Remarks that the leaflets are aimed towards...

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