• Creator
  • Holmes, Leander
  • Created Date
  • 1884
  • Description
  • Lawyer, Leander Holmes, writes to the President of the Board of Regents at the University of Washington, Henry G. Struve, to file a complaint on behalf of Joseph Teal, Niece, et al regarding land purchased from the university in 1862 via the school's then land commissioner, Rev. Daniel Bagley. According to Holmes, Bagley has admitted his mistake in record keeping concerning the amount of money paid for land. Rather than the alleged $222.50 pai... more
    Lawyer, Leander Holmes, writes to the President of the Board of Regents at the University of Washington, Henry G. Struve, to file a complaint on behalf of Joseph Teal, Niece, et al regarding land purchased from the university in 1862 via the school's then land commissioner, Rev. Daniel Bagley. According to Holmes, Bagley has admitted his mistake in record keeping concerning the amount of money paid for land. Rather than the alleged $222.50 paid for the land deed, the men actually paid $521.60. Since the money was received and used by the university, Holmes asks the Regents to act quickly, recommending that money be paid back to the parties with 10 percent interest. less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
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