The Resource A death at Crooked Creek : the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter, Marianne Wesson

A death at Crooked Creek : the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter, Marianne Wesson

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A death at Crooked Creek : the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter
Title
A death at Crooked Creek
Title remainder
the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter
Statement of responsibility
Marianne Wesson
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Language
eng
Summary
Discusses a landmark Supreme Court case on the admissibility of hearsay evidence involving a dead cowboy, his widow, and a $25,000 insurance policy
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
346.73/08632
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF228.H543
LC item number
.W47 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
A death at Crooked Creek : the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter, Marianne Wesson
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A death at Crooked Creek : the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter, Marianne Wesson
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-378) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
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ocn819717794
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24 cm.
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Extent
xxvi, 379 pages
Isbn
9780814784563
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012048184
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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illustrations
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(Sirsi) i9780814784563

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