1895-12-05 SF Chronicle

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1895-12-05 SF Chronicle - J woman She laughed - merrily as - she saldt W...
J woman She laughed - merrily as - she saldt W have It all now you knotty General General Hart says that the 6065 heirs over 360 of whom appeared la the flesh before Judge Coffey may try all they please fo take Itaway from us I never before realised what possession meant m take the little nine points and the rest of the heirs can fight over the tenth - I I was troubled until the very moment moment that I signed my name for the last time - Five months ago Judge Coffey made the order of distribution and away it all went to the Supreme Court No wonder I had nervous prostration prostration For twelve years I had been waiting and I had made plans so often that I simply gave up It seemed as though the time would never come when r would not have to get up and go to court When J was not there I was camping In the lawyers office The long trials and all the affidavits and the briefs are like a nightmare to me I remember - well how frightened I was during the first trial until I got on the witness stand and began to testify I was alarmed again this morning when I read of all the to - do that was to be made In the Federal Court It seemed too good to be true that the settlement was so near at hand I did not know until 12 oclock to - day that our good time had actually come Fi nally when I went to General Harts office I hurried them up for I felt sure every time any one came near the door that he had some sort of summons that would delay the settlement

Clipped from San Francisco Chronicle05 Dec 1895, ThuPage 2

San Francisco Chronicle (San Francisco, California)05 Dec 1895, ThuPage 2
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