Memoranda from A Notable Lawsuit by Franklin H. Head
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Memoranda from A Notable Lawsuit by Franklin H. Head

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Head, Franklin H., (Franklin Harvey), 1832-1914.
Title: Memoranda from A Notable Lawsuit by Franklin H. Head
Dates: 1898
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0999

Biographical/Historical Note

Franklin Harvey Head (1832-1914) was a Chicago manufacturer and a president of the Chicago Historical Society.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a copy (12 pages) of A Notable Lawsuit written by Franklin Head. The author read the paper before the Chicago Historical Society. It is an imaginary account of an alleged lawsuit of Frederick Law Olmstead vs. the Astor family, involving Captain Kidd's treasure. Copied September 1921.

Index Terms

Astor family--Actions and defenses--Trial, litigations, etc.
Copies (derivative objects)
Law--United States.
Olmstead, Frederick Law, 1822-1903--Actions and defenses--Trial, litigations, etc.

Location of Originals

This book was privately printed in Chicago in 1898.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Acquisition Information

Gift of Lester Karow, date unknown.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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