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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wesson, Marianne
Dewey number
346.73/08632
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hillmon, Sallie E.
  • Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York
  • Trials
  • Insurance fraud
  • Evidence, Hearsay
Label
A death at Crooked Creek : the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter, Marianne Wesson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-359) and index
Carrier category
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: 1893-1895 -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 379 pages
Isbn
9780814784563
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012048184
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • ocn819717794
  • (OCoLC)819717794
Label
A death at Crooked Creek : the case of the cowboy, the cigarmaker, and the love letter, Marianne Wesson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-359) and index
Carrier category
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: 1893-1895 -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 379 pages
Isbn
9780814784563
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012048184
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • ocn819717794
  • (OCoLC)819717794

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