Henry S. Reuss Papers, 1839-1998

Container Title
Series: Legal Records, 1884-1941
Scope and Content Note

The Legal Records include papers concerning the bankruptcy of 1898, court and regulatory commission cases, and contracts, agreements and miscellaneous papers.

The bankruptcy papers consist of claims against E. P. and Henry Sherry, and their file of claims cards which record moneys and interest owed. The court and regulatory commission cases include a transcript of the hearing before the Railroad Commission of Wisconsin concerning dams owned by the Flambeau Paper Company and the Wisconsin Realty Company across the Flambeau River, and alleged statute violations dealing with water levels, flowage, and stream pollution. The Flambeau River Lumber Company vs. The Chippewa and Flambeau Improvement Company deals with a complain that the latter inhibited the Flambeau River Lumber Company's business of driving logs on the Flambeau River in 1926. The records also include the appellant's brief and the hearing transcript of the case in which the Flambeau River Company contested the action of the Board of Review of the City of Park Falls in determining the assessable value of the paper mill plant at Park Falls in 1929. The contracts, agreements and miscellaneous papers contain contracts and purchase agreements involving various Sherry enterprises. Also included are annual corporation reports, applications to sell securities, and other filings required by state law.

Bankruptcy of 1898
Assignment of Claims
Box   176
Folder   1
E. P. Sherry, 1897-1899
Box   176
Folder   2-3
Henry Sherry, 1897-1906
Claims Card File
Box   176
Folder   4
Index
Box   176
Folder   5-6
Henry Sherry
Box   176
Folder   7
Ingersoll Land and Lumber Company
Box   176
Folder   8
Mineral Lake Lumber Company
Box   176
Folder   9
Park Falls Lumber Company
Box   177
Folder   1-2
Park Falls Paper and Pulp Company
Box   177
Folder   3
Sutton Manufacturing Company
Box   177
Folder   4
J. C. Smith, E. P. Sherry and Miscellaneous
Box   177
Folder   5
Claims Settled
Court and Regulatory Commission Cases
Box   177
Folder   6
Hearing Transcript, Railroad Commission of Wisconsin, re: Dams Across the Flambeau River Owned by the Flambeau Paper Company and Wisconsin Realty Company, Oct. 1925
Box   178
Folder   1
Hearing Transcript, Wisconsin Supreme Court, Flambeau River Lumber Company vs. Flambeau Improvement Company, and Railroad Commission of Wisconsin, Aug. 1930
Box   178
Folder   2
Appellant's Brief, Wisconsin Supreme Court, Flambeau Paper Company vs. City of Park Falls, 1932
Box   178
Folder   3
Hearing Transcript, Wisconsin Supreme Court, Flambeau Paper Company vs. City of Park Falls, 1932
Box   179
Folder   1
Miscellaneous Court Cases, 1889-1905
Contracts, Agreements and Miscellaneous Papers
Box   179
Folder   2
E. P. Sherry, 1889-1909
Box   179
Folder   3
Estate of Henry Sherry, 1917, 1920-1924
Box   179
Folder   4
Flambeau Paper Company, 1898-1935
Box   179
Folder   5
General Paper Company, 1905-1908
Box   179
Folder   6
General Timber and Land Company, 1904
Box   179
Folder   7
Paper and Pulp Manufacturing Association, 1905
Box   179
Folder   8
West Range Railroad Company, 1898-1909
Box   179
Folder   9
Winnebago Realty Company, 1880, 1899-1941
Box   179
Folder   10
Wisconsin Realty Company, 1915-1941
Box   179
Folder   11
Wood County Railroad Company, 1884-1907