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In this letter, dated April 16, 1918, from Kersey Gowin to North Dakota (ND) Attorney General William Langer, Gowin informs Langer of rising prices for bootlegged alcohol and asks him to contact Internal Revenue Collector J. A. Coffee in Aberdeen, South Dakota and ask him for a list of people who have paid for government licenses, and to suggest that the two offices might cooperate with mutual benefits to both.
Letter from Attorney General Langer to Kersey Gowin Regarding Langer's Stay in Fargo, Judge Coffee, April 18, 1918
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Prohibition, Alcohol, Investigation, Bootlegger, Kersey Gowin, Minot, J. A. Coffer
Internal Revenue Service
J. A. Coffee, J. A. Coffer, Kersey E. Gowin, William Langer, F. L. W.
Political History | United States History
Gowin, Kersey E., "Letter from Kersey Gowin to Attorney General Langer Reporting on Situation in Minot and Requesting that Langer contact IRS Official J. A. Coffee, April 16, 1918" (1918). William Langer Papers. 282.