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Legal documents relating to lawsuits resulting from Central Pacific Railroad stock manipulation. Attorney Alfred A. Cohen represented the plaintiffs, and likely owned these documents. Individual stockholders in these cases received reduced or no dividends from their holdings, or were persuaded to sell their stock back to the railroad at below value. San Joaquin County had subscribed to stock in the Western Pacific Railroad, and at the time of its merger into the Central Pacific the county’s stocks seemingly disappeared. In two of these lawsuits the plaintiffs attempted to put the Central Pacific Railroad under State of California operation.
Crocker - County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific RR

Crocker - County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific RR

Deposition of Charles Crocker in the case of County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific Railroad, examined on December 27, 1880 by A. A. Cohen Esq., attorney for the plaintiff and S. W. Sanderson Esq., attorney for the defendants. Charles Crocker along with Leland Stanford, Collis Potter...

35 pages: 0% indexed, 97% transcribed, 3% needs review
David Stewart vs. C.P. Huntington

David Stewart vs. C.P. Huntington

Testimony of Edward H. Miller Jr. Miller was the Secretary for the Central Pacific Railroad.

166 pages: 7% indexed, 98% transcribed, 2% needs review
Edward H. Miller Jr. Deposition 2

Edward H. Miller Jr. Deposition 2

Deposition of Edward H. Miller Jr. dated May 15, 1876. Miller was the Secretary for the Central Pacific Railroad Company.

167 pages: 3% indexed, 77% transcribed, 2% needs review
Edward H. Miller Jr. Exhibits for Deposition

Edward H. Miller Jr. Exhibits for Deposition

Exhibits for the deposition of Edward H. Miller Jr. Miller was the Secretary for the Central Pacific Railroad Company.

105 pages: 2% indexed, 36% transcribed, 2% needs review
Gould-Huntington

Gould-Huntington

Statement about contract between Jay Gould and Collis Potter Huntington for constructing railroad lines between New Orleans and the Pacific Ocean.

14 pages: 0% indexed, 21% transcribed
H. K. White Statement - Part 2

H. K. White Statement - Part 2

Statement of H. K. White in the case of Ellen Colton vs. Leland Stanford. Henry Kirke White was a bookkeeper for David D. Colton.

83 pages: 34% indexed, 99% transcribed, 1% needs review
Hopkins - County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific R.R.

Hopkins - County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific R.R.

Supplemental Complaint in the lawsuit County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific Railroad issued after the death of Mark Hopkins. Hopkins was the treasurer of the Central Pacific Railroad, he died in 1878.

5 pages: 0% indexed, 40% transcribed
Miller - County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific R.R.

Miller - County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific R.R.

Deposition of Edward H. Miller, Jr., in the lawsuit County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific Railroad Company. Miller was the Secretary for the Central Pacific Railroad Company.

52 pages: 0% indexed, 31% transcribed, 6% needs review
Stanford - County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific R.R.

Stanford - County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific R.R.

Deposition of Leland Stanford taken on December 13, 1880, in the lawsuit County of San Joaquin vs. Central Pacific Railroad Company. Examined by A. A. Cohen Esq., attorney for the plaintiff and S. W. Sanderson Esq., attorney for the defendants. Leland Stanford along with Charles Crocker, Collis...

17 pages: 0% indexed, 88% transcribed
W. E. Brown

W. E. Brown

W. E. Brown examination and interrogation by A. A. Cohen, Esq., and S. W. Sanderson, Esq.

186 pages: 1% indexed, 65% transcribed, 1% needs review
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