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Subseries 2. Legal Material, 1915-1920

Scope and Content Notes:

Material in this subseries consists of court cases that were held against Thompson by his secured and unsecured creditors, which included Frick. The court case items contain correspondence, court proceedings, statements, transcripts, briefs, and newspaper clippings. The people that filed suit against Thompson were Waitman H. Conoway, David H. Cortney, Jacob S. Hayden, and Fuller Hogsett. In the case of Courtney v. Thompson, many folders contain correspondence between Frick, Karl F. Overholt (president of St. Paul Coal Co.), and the attorneys that represented their clients. Materials in each file folder are arranged in chronological order. The material in this subseries dates from 1915 to 1920.


Box 563
Folder 1 Assets, Analysis of Thompson Estate, September 20, 1917
Folder 2 Assets, Papers brought by W.J.N., June 18, 1918
Folder 3 Clippings and Notes, April 1, 1917-September 1, 1920
Folder 4 Claim Petition, June 23, 1919
Folder 5 Conoway v. Thompson, August 20, 1917-August 15, 1919
Folder 6 Courtney v. Thompson, Proceedings, October 14, 1916
Folder 7 Courtney v. Thompson, Decree, October 14-December 20, 1916
Folder 8 Courtney v. Thompson, Suit, June 12, 1915-May 19, 1916
Folder 9 Courtney v. Thompson, Suit, May 20-July 14, 1916
Folder 10 Courtney v. Thompson, Suit, December 5, 1916-May 22, 1917
Folder 11 Courtney v. Thompson, Suit, April 14, 1917-February 15, 1918
Folder 12 Courtney v. Thompson, Suit and Decree Proposed, September 30-October 19, 1916
Folder 13 Courtney v. Thompson, Suit and Proposed Sale, January 21-June 14, 1917
Folder 14 Courtney v. Thompson, Tracts of Coal, April 23, 1917
Folder 15 Hayden v. Thompson, Court Case Brief, Petition and Brief, October 1916
Folder 16 Hayden v. Thompson, Receivership Matter, April 10-October 30, 1915
Folder 17 Hayden v. Thompson, Receivership Matter, October 30, 1915-September 27, 1917

Box 564
Folder 1 Hayden v. Thompson, Court Case Brief, Transcript of Record, January 19, 1915
Folder 2 Hayden v. Thompson, Summons and Acceptance, May 4, 1917
Folder 3 Hayden v. Thompson, Bill, undated
Folder 4 Hogsett v. Thompson, Appraisement, July 12, 1915-June 11, 1917
Folder 5 Hogsett v. Thompson, Appraisement and Creditors Committee, September 9, 1916-July 4, 1917
Folder 6 Hogsett v. Thompson, Appraisement and Property Sales, May 21, 1917, May 5, 1918
Folder 7 Hogsett v. Thompson, Receivership Suit, January 28, 1915-May 15, 1917
Folder 8 Hogsett v. Thompson, Reorganization and Readjustment, May 15-June 19, 1917