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In this letter, dated October 2, 1919, from North Dakota (ND) Attorney General William Langer to Sarles, ND resident L.F. Hinegardner, Langer acknowledges Hinegardner's letter of September 29, and pledges to contact S. L. Nuchols, and to do everything possible to get the State vs. Stepp case before the Supreme Court at the earliest date possible. He adds that he will ask Nuchols to contact him as well.

See also:

Letter from Attorney General Langer to Hinegardner Regarding Motion to Dismiss in State v. Stepp Case, September 23, 1919

Date of Work



State v. Stepp

People Referenced

L. F. Hinegardner, William Langer, S. F. Nuchols


Political History | United States History


Please note that information related to the identification of the underage victim in this case has been redacted from the digital collection per library policy. The original documents are available to researchers at the Chester Fritz Special Collections Library.

Letter from Attorney General Langer to L. F. Hinegardner Regarding State v. Stepp Case, October 2, 1919