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  • Vermont. Office of the Attorney General.
    Attorney General files relating to acid rain, Abenaki recognition and the American Trucking Association, 1982-2007.
    Series ID: A-286 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 3.4 cubic feet. Access: Open
    Scope: Series consists of legal briefs, case files, agreements, research materials, correspondence, newsclippings and notes. The records concern litigation with the federal government (EPA) on acid rain (1985-1992) and litigation with the American Trucking Association (1986-1992). There is material on the Abenaki request for federal tribal acknowledgement (1982-2007).
  • Vermont. Office of the Attorney General.
    Attorney General John Easton records, 1981-1985.
    Series ID: SE-114 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 4 cubic feet; 15 microfilm reels (16 mm). Access: Partial
    Scope: Series consists of correspondence, memos, speeches, newspaper clippings, reports, minutes, and case files. The records document Easton's two terms as attorney general. Some of the topics documented are acid rain, the Northeast Kingdom Community Church, home knitters and the insanity defense. There are materials relating to the Advisory Committee on the Rules of Criminal Procedure as well as case files relating to the blue laws.
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  • Vermont. Office of the Attorney General.
    Attorneys General photographs, 1904-1947.
    Series ID: A-252 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 oversize box; 1 oversize folder. Access: Open
    Scope: Series consists of portrait photographs of Attorneys General Clarke C. Fitts (1904-1908), John G. Sargent (1908-1912), Herbert G. Barber (1915-1919), J. Ward Carver (1925-1931), Lawrence C. Jones (1931-1941), and Alban J. Parker (1941-1947).
  • Vermont. Office of the Attorney General.
    Cases and investigations, 1907-1913.
    Series ID: PRA-084 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 2 cubic feet. Access: Open
    Scope: Series consists of correspondence, case files, and reports related to various criminal cases and investigations led by the Office of the Attorney General. Included are detective reports which document investigations of murders, illegal selling and drinking of liquor, gambling, prison escapes, larceny, arson and anarchists. There are also cases presented before the Public Service Commission.
  • Vermont. Office of the Attorney General.
    Rutland Railway Corporation abandonment of entire line records, 1962-1963.
    Series ID: PRA-184 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 2 cubic feet. Access: Open
    Scope: Series consists of records pertaining to the abandonment of the right-of-way of the Rutland Railroad and the formation of the new Vermont Railway, Inc. Includes petitions for abandonment Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Railway Labor Executives appealing the orders of the Interstate Commerce Commission, petition for an extension of period of sales, lease agreements and tax exemptions.
  • Vermont. Office of the Attorney General.
    United States of America vs. State of Vermont (Union Village Dam, Thetford, Vt.) case records, 1945-1957.
    Series ID: PRA-345 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 1 cubic foot. Access: Open
    Scope: Series consists of records associated with: United States of America vs. State of Vermont, et. al., Civil Case 792, U.S. District Court, District of Vermont.; Condemnation proceedings; Special Council File Case # 1: petition and amendments in Civil Cases 792 and 996; records of appearance; perimeter survey of Union Village Dam; correspondence re: Arthur Smith Claim vs. State on gravel rights; relocation of highway and agreement between federal and state governments for such relocation; general correspondence; lease rights and data on claim in controversy is in Case File # 2. Case File # 2: general correspondence from January 1, 1955, and memo re: rights held by the State; previous settlement matters; data from Highway Department; original contract and lease on gravel rights to State. Petition, etc. in Case File # 1.
  • Vermont. Office of the Attorney General.
    Vermont / New Hampshire boundary case, 1915-1936.
    Series ID: A-034 (Click for Index) Location: State Archives
    Extent: 11.6 cubic feet; 5 oversize folders; 3 volumes. Access: Open
    Scope: Series consists of records gathered by Vermont in the Supreme Court case "The State of Vermont, Oratrix, v. The State of New Hampshire, Defendant", including copies of original colonial grants, lotting plans, legislation, photographs, notes, town record abstracts, maps, surveys, summaries of land grants and chain of title, excerpts from grand lists (Vermont), tax inventories (New Hampshire), transcripts of testimony, memos and reports. The Vermont / New Hampshire boundary was still not settled when Walpole N.H. tried to tax International Paper Co. property on former river bottom land in Bellows Falls in 1911. In response, Vermont filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court in 1915; the court battle lasted 17 years until 1932 when the boundary was determined to be the low water mark of the west bank of the river.
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