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In this letter, dated May 19, 1920, from North Dakota (ND) Assistant Attorney General Albert Sheets to attorney Fred Traynor, who is representing F******* D**' in the State v. Stepp case before the ND Supreme Court, Sheets writes that he is enclosing a copy of the minutes entered by the Supreme Court when he presented the Motion to Dismiss the appeal of Hiram Stepp in the case of State v. Stepp on May 15, 1920.

See also:

Letter from Albert E. Sheets Jr. to Fred J. Traynor Regarding Motion to Dismiss Appeal in State v. Stepp, May 15, 1920

Letter from Fred J. Traynor to Albert E. Sheets Regarding State v. Stepp Case, May 22, 1920

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State v. Stepp, State vs. Stepp, ND Supreme Court, rape, statutory rape

People Referenced

Albert Sheets, Fred Traynor, Fred J. Traynor,


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 Albert Sheets to Fred Traynor Regarding Court Minutes in State v. Stepp Case, May 19, 1920