Letter to Mr. Donohue Regarding Settlement Amounts
Transcript of 1917 Train Wreck Short Letter to Mr. Donahue
(Written on “The Old Kentucky Home Hotel” letterhead)
[Words in brackets are added to this transcription for clarity.]
Case # 91380
December 26, 1917
Mr. Donahue [railroad attorney]
Mr. Kelly expects to be in office not later than Friday and he stated that before he did anything he wanted to come to the office to get some idea as to what it would hog(?) in various cases.
Below are his figures as possible bases of settlement with out suggestion from either Mr. Martin or myself but at our request.
|Cherry family||(3) cases||25000|
|Hurst [family]||(2) [cases]||10000|
|Bridges [family]||(2) [cases]||12000|
|Muir [family]||(3) [cases]||25000|
|Phillips [family] John||(2) [cases]||13000|
|Moore [family]||(1) [cases]||10000|
|Miller [family] R.H.||(1) [cases]||7500|
|Mashburn [family]||(1) [cases]||10000|
|Samuels [family]||(1) [cases]||12000|
|Pulliam [family]||(1) [cases]||8000|
|Miller [family] Tom||(1) [cases]||10000|
|Phillips [family] Dave||(1) [cases]||10000|
|Thompson [family]||(1) [cases]||10000|
|Talbott [family]||(1) [cases]||12000|
|Miller [family] Mack||(2) [cases]||18000|
|Johnson [family]||(1) [cases]||5000|
These are given as minimum figures.
AMW [Probably A. M. Warren, Chief Law Agent for L&N]
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