Harbeson naturally denied any knowledge of the note. Eckman was given bail for $500 and would go before Squire Groff in
Willow Street on the 27th of
July. Eckman claimed Harbeson had given him permission to sign his name.
The Drumore Centre Hotel had burned completely on the 21st July 1880. The hotel, according to the article, had just been advertised at sheriff’s sale before the fire.
James is the son of the late Henry Eckman.
On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015