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Introducing Historic Iowa Statutory Law and Iowa Law Journals

John L. Cunningham served from Iowa in the Civil War. He died of illness in St. Louis. His widow, Sarah (Foote), and children, including my great-great-grandfather, John B. F. Cunningham, survived. The untimely death impacted the family. Several children were … Continue reading

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Introducing Historic Kansas Case Law

My teen-aged great-grandmother, Winnie Cunningham, walked from Kansas to northeastern Illinois next to her family’s covered wagon. Her parents pursued a religious utopia. Her future husband, Luther Loy, had parents after the same dream; the Loys likely took a train … Continue reading

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Relocating for Religion: The Christian Catholic Church and “The Leaves of Healing”

Faith healing. A flat earth. The promise of a Utopian society.[1] If not for a religious sect whose doctrine makes me squirm, I would not be alive.

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