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Exhibit - Case 10,702 - Frontenac Coal Mine Explosion

Creator: Appellate Courts. Kansas Supreme Court

Date: 1888

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 218221

Space Required/Quantity:

  • 1.00 Folder(s), Map/Oversize

Title (Main title): Exhibit - Case 10,702 - Frontenac Coal Mine Explosion

Scope and Content

Scope and content: A diagram of the condition of the Frontenac coal mine after an explosion on November 9, 1888 in Frontenac, Kansas. The diagram was used as an exhibit in Kansas Supreme Court case number 10,702, The Cherokee and Pittsburg Coal and Mining Company v. Amelia Siplet as the administrator of Alexis Siplet, deceased. The event was the worst coal mining disaster in Kansas to date.

Index Terms


    Kansas. Supreme Court
    Frontenac (Kan.)
    Coal mine accidents -- Kansas -- 19th century
    Evidence (Law) -- Kansas

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Appellate Courts. Kansas Supreme Court.