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There is a report of the case in the Royal Cornwall Gazette (15th Nov 1834) and concerns debt of £400-£500 by obtaining cattle from farmers on credit. The court "considered this a very fraudulent case and directed the insolvent to be remanded in order to his producing a fair debtor and creditor account ..."


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For a cold case, the questions I have would be: What happens to the case files for a cold case -- how long are the records kept? (my guess would be that the NYPD would hold on to the case files as long as the case was still open, but the only way to find out is to ask) and Could a file from 1907 be requested via the FOIL? (for information on how to do that,...


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The Pittsburgh Post Gazette did a write up about the incident awhile back: Lillian Thomas: The tiny town that fought the Klan, April 11, 2004. I would suggest perhaps - unless you contact the Klan itself for a membership roster - contact PSP for an old police incident report. You may also search through Cambria County court records. The resistance at Lilly ...


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Esther Emma Leach's father was a convict, John Woods alias Leach, who was transported for life for stealing a watch. He arrived in Sydney in Oct 1812 on the Earl Spencer. Despite receiving many Ticket of Leaves, he always re-offended and was sent to Morton Bay Penal Colony in 1834. He eventually obtained his conditional pardon in April 1847 and it is here ...


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