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In this letter, dated February 10, 1919, from Mr. and Mrs E. L. D** to North Dakota Attorney General William Langer Mr. and Mrs. D** report that Mrs. Hiram Stepp, knowing about the pregnancy of their daughter, threatened the daughter with "an awful beating" if she told her mother of her pregnancy, and wanted to "spirit" her away, promising her a home with them somewhere else.
Mr. and Mrs D** also make reference to the likelihood of getting "good evidence against Hiram Stepp on account of what he tried to do to to our younger daughter also who is only ten."
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D**, E. L. and D**, Mrs. E. L., "Letter from Mr. and Mrs. E. L. D** to Attorney General Langer Regarding Mrs. Hiram Stepp Threatening Their Pregnant Daughter, February 10, 1919" (1919). William Langer Papers. 288.