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William McDermott letter to J. Ross Clark, March 31, 1903

 
37-E Las Vegas March 31st 1903 Mr. J. Ross Clark Los Angeles Dear Sir I wish to let you know what our neighbor Mr. Geo Lattemore of the Kiel Ranch is doing[.] At present he has all these white men that hang around here for years at his place and he sells wine to not only those fellows but to Indians[.] One of my Indians did not show up this morning on account of too much wine yesterday (Sunday)[.] Lattemore I know understand has taken a partner and intends sending for a barrel of whisky and starting a saloon[.] Now this is bad and as I have forbidden any liquor on this Ranch I would like to prevent him from keeping it for sale[.] His lease I am told is for one year and I think he has been there four or five months[.] Cant we get him out quietly he is no good but might do us harm if he finds we are against him[.] Yours truly Wm McDermott
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William McDermott letter to J. Ross Clark, March 31, 1903
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Letter describes the behavior of Kiel Ranch operator, George Lattemore, in selling wine and whiskey to settlers in Las Vegas. McDermott complains that Lattemore is selling wine to his Indian employees.
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97 19--File 60A Part II
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Original Date
1903-03-31
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Nevada;
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eng
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http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,4
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TIFF scanned at 300 dpi on Epson Expression 10000XL using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A.;
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snv002392
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2009-03-25
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