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In this letter, dated September 4, 1919, from Jay Reed, Police Commissioner and President of the Reed Brothers Department Store in Dickinson, North Dakota (ND), to ND Attorney General William Langer, Reed reports on efforts to shut down gambling in several pool halls in that town. He writes that local police are unable to "get on the inside" and asks that Langer's undercover investigators (known as the "Flying Squadron") take on the case.

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Letter from Attorney General Langer to Jay Reed Regarding Dickinson, North Dakota Pool Halls, September 4, 1919

Date of Work



Flying Squadron, Pool Halls, Dickinson, gambling

Organizations Referenced

Reed Brothers Department Store, Dickinson Police Commission

People Referenced

William Langer, Jay Reed


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Letter from Jay Reed to Attorney General Langer regarding Dickinson, North Dakota Pool Halls, September 4, 1919