125 Years Ago

Haderman Takes Suit Against Thropp


Herald of July 7, 1898

J. C. Haderman of Bedford County brought suit against Joseph E. Thropp, prominent Everett ironmaster and politician for $20,000 damages for libel growing out of an article published in the Philadelphia Press and a circular sent out by Mr. Thropp during the political campaign. The article discussed the alleged sale of post offices in Bedford County and mentioned Mr. Haderman’s name in connection with the appointments.

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