Thursday, April 26, 2018

Historic Attorney General reports available online

The South Dakota State Library's Digital Collections reflect the history and culture of South Dakota. Primarily of interest to librarians, researchers, and genealogists, our digital collections include newspaper articles, photographs, state documents, and more.

Biennial Report of the Attorney General of the State of South Dakota, 1907-1908

The South Dakota State Library recently completed scanning over 100 years of Attorney General Reports. All of the reports are available online through the South Dakota State Library website. The Attorney General Reports provide a look at the counsel and legal advice given by the Attorney General, as well as court cases decided during the two year span covered by the report. Below is a page from the 1907-1908 report. One of the cases involves a man convicted of keeping a saloon open on Sunday. Reports can be found here: