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In this telegram, dated February 25, 1919, from North Dakota (ND) Attorney General William Langer to G. A. D** Langer replies to D**'s telegram of the same day asking for Langer to have Hiram Stepp detained on charges of statutory rape. Langer writes that, since Judge Kneeshaw has declared the Stepp matter "finally and definitely disposed of," Langer is without any jurisdiction to pursue the case further.
Telegram from G. A. D** to Attorney General Langer Asking to Have Hiram Stepp Detained, February 25, 1919
Letter from Attorney General Langer to G. Grimson Regarding Stepp Case, February 25, 1919
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State v. Stepp, rape, statutory rape
W. J. Kneeshaw, G. A. D**, William Langer
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Langer, William, "Telegram from Attorney General Langer to G. A. D** Regarding Stepp Case, February 25, 1919" (1919). William Langer Papers. 298.