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In this letter, dated January 2nd, 1919, from Grand Forks, North Dakota (ND) Attorney Henry Grattan Owen to ND Attorney General William Langer, Owen describes his preliminary findings in Minot. He has made inquiries and been told that alcohol may be bought "by the drayload." He concludes that Minot is "one live town and lots of women to be had for the asking." He hopes to be able to provide more information the following day.
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Minot, Prohibition, Alcohol, prostitution
Henry G. Owen, William Langer
Political History | United States History
Owen, Henry G., "Letter from Henry G. Owen to Attorney General Langer Regarding Alcohol and Prostitution in Minot, January 2, 1919" (1919). William Langer Papers. 258.