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Author Wesson, Marianne.
Title A death at Crooked Creek [electronic resource] : the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter / Marianne Wesson.
Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Important characters in the story of the Hillmon case -- Timeline of events important to the Hillmon litigation -- A winter journey leads to an inquest : 1879 -- The parties ready their cases for trial : 1879-1882 -- The Hillmon case is tried before a jury : 1882 -- The case is tried twice more, and a surprising objection is made : 1884-1888 -- The Supreme Court hears a case of "graveyard insurance" : 1892 -- John Hillmon is reported to be alive as the arduous fourth trial proceeds : 1893-95 -- The fifth trial progresses briskly but ends inconclusively, and New York Life capitulates: 1896-1899 -- The Hillmon case is tried for the last time: 1899 -- The century turns, and the Hillmon case is concluded: 1900-1903.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Hillmon, Sallie E. -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Trials -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century.
Insurance crimes -- Kansas -- History -- 19th century -- Cases.
Evidence, Hearsay -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Cases.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780814784563 0814784569 (DLC) 2012048184
ISBN 0814784577 (electronic bk.)
9780814784570 (electronic bk.)
9780814784563 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814784569 (cloth : alk. paper)
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