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THE T. B. MISKIMON PAPERS
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Box: 1 Fold: 1 Inspector [Miskimon, T.B.] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1907, May 31

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 7-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Goethals regarding the following: W. L. McIntosh; Mr. Bursey; Colon hotel; gambling; Labor, Quarters, & Subsistence Department; Mr. Manning; the housing situation; and the I.C.C. hotel.

Box: 1 Fold: 2 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1907, June 1

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 6-page typed carbon letter from Miskimon to Goethals regarding the following: L.R. Dennis; the status of married employees' quarters at Empire; the Labor, Quarters & Subsistence Department; and various cantankerous Canal employees.

Box: 1 Fold: 3 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1907, July 6

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 1-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals regarding the June 28th letter of Edward J. Williams, Disbursing Officer, concerning the delivery of G.H. Skinner's ice at Tabernilla - "This is a public mess."

Box: 1 Fold: 4 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1907, August 31

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 1-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning "the laundry at Cristobal doing work for the Astor, Central and Imperial Hotels" in oppositon to the work done for employees of the Canal.

Box: 1 Fold: 5 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1907, September 13

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 1-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning Daniel Rick of the Building and Construction Department, "for being drunk for last three days" and his shameless efforts in trying to get back into the States.

Box: 1 Fold: 6 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1907, September 16

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning some I.C.C. (Isthmian Canal Commission) property having been in the possession of the rather suspect Mr. Succari, proprietor of the Empire Bazaar.

Box: 1 Fold: 7 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, January 7

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning Harry Casey of the Building Construction Department, Cristobal; the lost Hotel Coupon Books in his possession; Hotel Inspector Collins; and an Ella Stevens.

Box: 1 Fold: 8 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, January 28 - February 18

DESCRIPTION: Contains an 8-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon concerning the "employment on the Isthmus of professional ball players" (i.e., Forrest A. Crawford; William Bailey). Also includes 2 more typed carbon letters regarding baseball practice.

Box: 1 Fold: 9 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, January 30

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning two tinsmiths (Quinlan and Evelyn), and two employees from the Plumbing Department (Raymond and McLean) regarding their respective work records.

Box: 1 Fold: 10 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, March 4

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning Judge Goodale's warrant for the arrest of a collector on the P.R.R. train named Prescott, who embezzled 70 cents while on duty.

Box: 1 Fold: 11 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, March 16

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the irregularities at the sanitarium in Ancon and the intoxicated state of its superintendent.

Box: 1 Fold: 12 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to H.H. Rousseau
1908, March 31

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to H.H. Rousseau, head of the Department of Building Construction, concerning Mr. McElroy's complaint regarding his foreign workers.

Box: 1 Fold: 13 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, May 22

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the complaint of the residents of employee housing objecting to "any old screening being left on the building when same is repaired."

Box: 1 Fold: 14 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, July 24

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 4-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals regarding the complaint of H.D. Baldwin, a wireman for the Panama Railroad, being unjustly treated by his employer on the railroad.

Box: 1 Fold: 15 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, July 29

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 3-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning Policeman Johnson's complaint against Miskimon regarding the performance of Johnson's duty in taking down statements.

Box: 1 Fold: 16 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, August 5

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 9-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals regarding the investigation into the rather mysterious death of Mrs. Rose's husband, while being held under custody for disorderly conduct at the police station.

Box: 1 Fold: 17 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, August 11

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 12-page typed carbon letter; copies of statements; and an holograph notation from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals regarding the mismanagement, misconduct, and mistresses of the Chief Sanitary Inspector and his department.

Box: 1 Fold: 18 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, August 17

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 1-page typed memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the arrival of the "S.S. Allianca" and its violation of quarantine regulations.

Box: 1 Fold: 19 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, August 18

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 1-page typed memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals regarding a Samuel White's complaint against Goethals.

Box: 1 Fold: 20 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, September 8

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 1-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning unauthorized luncheon parties on the "Porto Bello."

Box: 1 Fold: 21 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, September 11

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 1-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals regarding the regular abuse of second-class half rate tickets.

Box: 1 Fold: 22 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, September 20

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the complaint of Mr. Snead, Superintendant of Construction at Las Cascades, regarding the condition of the I.C.C. hotel there.

Box: 1 Fold: 23 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. H.F. Hodges
1908, October 12

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 5-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Hodges, then Acting Chairman & Chief Engineer, concerning the granting of liquor licenses in the towns of Empire, Las Cascades, and Gorgona.

Box: 1 Fold: 24 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. H.F. Hodges
1908, October 12 - October 17

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed carbon letters and statements from Miskimon and others concerning the discrediting of the former's reports by the Division of Police and Prisons regarding disorderly conduct on the trains and police handling of the situation.

Box: 1 Fold: 25 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. H.F. Hodges
1908, October 19

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 1-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to the then Acting Chairman & Chief Engineer, Col. Hodges, concerning the fraudulent use of meal tickets at the I.C.C. hotel by the Woodson family, who were engaged in a business at Gorgona.

Box: 1 Fold: 26 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. H.F. Hodges
1908, October 27

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 4-page typed carbon letter from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Hodges, Acting Chairman & Chief Engineer, concerning the complaint of Basele Cromidas regarding the use of workers by Canal officials for their own private work.

Box: 1 Fold: 27 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, November 19 - 21

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 4-page typed carbon letter from Miskimon and a letter from Col. Goethals [per secretary] concerning the arrest of Charles A. Murdoch for disorderly and most unseemly conduct while under the influence of spirituous liquors.

Box: 1 Fold: 28 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to Col. Geo. W. Goethals
1908, December 5

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals regarding the "negro cook, complained of" at the Spanish mess in the town of Enterprise.

Box: 1 Fold: 29 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1908, December 16

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the hotel steward Morman and the "chip on his shoulder for this Transportation crowd."

Box: 1 Fold: 30 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1908, December 23

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 4-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning District Quartermaster Heisy's difficulties with his 2 Spanish workers and the random distribution of ice for refrigeration.

Box: 1 Fold: 31 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1908, December 31 and 1909, January 4

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 7-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the selling of stolen cigars; the wholesaling of champagne; and the "suspicion of a 'frame up'" by the arresting officers.

Box: 1 Fold: 32 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1909, January 2

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 1-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning Mr. Gebhart's purported assault on Dr. Hale. The doctor lived close to Mr. & Mrs. Gebhart, and frequently visited the lady while her husband was away.

Box: 1 Fold: 33 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. H.F. Hodges]
1909, February 15

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 5-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to the Acting Chairman, Col. Hodges, concerning a rather sticky family situation at Empire between a meddling mother-in-law and her dilatory daughter-in-law.

Box: 1 Fold: 34 Miskimon to Mr. McIlvaine
1909, April 12

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 1-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to a Mr. McIlvaine concerning the "half-rate requests" caper.

Box: 1 Fold: 35 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1909, April 15

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 5-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the obstreperous Odum; the flamboyant Ford; the wily Wright; much drink, much ado, many dalliances; as well as black families and bachelors quartered at Cunette

Box: 1 Fold: 36 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1909, May 4

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 9-page typed carbon memorandum & attached police statements from Inspector Miskimon concerning the unseemly settoo within the police department between policeman Drake and his Sergeant, the latter displaying a dram of discipline in his ranks.

Box: 1 Fold: 37 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. G. Goethals]
1909, May 10

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 3-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning Wilkie, a "Booze fighter" & hypocrite, and his dissipated daughter, Mrs. Doody, who contracting a "certain disease" decided to share-the-wealth, so to speak.

Box: 1 Fold: 38 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1909, July 29

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 4-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the "clothes line caper" between some not-so-neighborly neighbors.

Box: 1 Fold: 39 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1909, August 11

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 7-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the defamation of the Rodgers family; the threatening of their daughter's life; and the "dynamiting" of Mrs. Grosse by her son-in-law.

Box: 1 Fold: 40 Attorney for I.C.C. to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1909, August 13

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 6-page typed carbon letter from the Attorney for the I.C.C. to Col. Goethals regarding the application by Jean Murati for a liquor license at Matachin complicated by the transactions of Jules Canavaggio as trustee of the Man Lee Chang estate.

Box: 1 Fold: 41 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to the "Acting Assistant"
1909, September 7

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 3-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to the "Acting Assistant to the Chairman", Col. Goethals, regarding a rent dispute between Mrs. Mayett, landlady, and Mrs. Schaw, boarder.

Box: 1 Fold: 42 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1909, November 5

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning Chief of Police Pretelt's efforts in trying to pacify a rather loud and truly obnoxious American named J.E. Mahoney.

Box: 1 Fold: 43 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1909, December 6

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 10-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning a Mr. Groves, a blacksmith at Porto Bello, who testified that he had seen quite a few firemen in a state of inebriation while in the line of duty.

Box: 1 Fold: 44 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1909, December 9

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 3-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the belligerent undershirt-umbrella sales clerk at the commissary. It was advised that customers avoid this particular clerk.

Box: 1 Fold: 45 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1910, January 5

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 9-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning Mr. C. Oldstein, of the firm of Oldstein Brothers, Colon, and the borrowed boilers brouhaha.

Box: 1 Fold: 46 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1910, February 11

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 7-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning Building #716 at Gorgona; the scheming tax collector Bradford; and the unsuspecting renters, which included a west Indian clerk and a Syrian peddler.

Box: 1 Fold: 47 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1910, February 21

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 3-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals concerning the transfer of S.S. engineer Baker to Tabernilla due to the dispute between Baker and Little over the Cucaracha slide.

Box: 1 Fold: 48 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1910, February 25 - March

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 6-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon, as well as typed carbon statements from various individuals, to Col. Goethals regarding the "clothing business" caper and the nefarious activities of Mr. Sine.

Box: 1 Fold: 49 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1910, March 19

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Goethals & to Mr. Baxter re the wicked deeds of Mr. Davis, who was either guilty of bigamy or illicit cohabitation, & who fraternized w/women from an house of ill repute, called "Coney Island"

Box: 1 Fold: 50 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to [Col. Geo. W. Goethals]
1910, March 31

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 2-page typed carbon memorandum from Inspector Miskimon to Col. Goethals regarding Mr. Stone's popularity with the Panama Railroad men and Fitch's lunacy concerning said Stone. Quite logically, Fitch took his case to Washington.

Box: 1 Fold: 51 Inspector [T.B. Miskimon] to "Acting Chairman"
1910, May 10

DESCRIPTION: Contains a 5-page typed carbon memorandum from Miskimon to the Acting Chairman, Col. Hodges, regarding Dr. Ogilvie's statement that members of the West Indian Protective League were threatened w/the loss of their jobs if they remained in the League.

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