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In this letter, dated January 10, 1919, from Grand Forks, North Dakota (ND) Attorney Henry G. Owen to ND Attorney General William Langer, Owen updates Langer on his injury and describes "one of the worst abuses of police power that I have ever heard about," in Minot, in which a young man was shot dead by police as he fled a police raid. In reference to Langer's letter of Jan 6, Owen says he has not yet rented rooms or purchased furniture.
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alcohol sales, Minot, prohibition, prostitution
Minot Police Department
R. E. Brewster, Dan Doherty, Lynn Frazier, G. A. Hallness, Gerhart Hallness, William Langer, Mrs. W. M. Ledbetter, B. E. Mawrers, Henry G. Owen, J. W. Rowan
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Owen, Henry G., "Letter from Henry G. Owen to Attorney General Langer Regarding Abuse of Police Power, January 10, 1919" (1919). William Langer Papers. 259.