Illinois vs. August Spies et al. trial transcript no. 1 Examination by Mr. Grinnell. Accepted as a juror in the case of Illinois vs. August Spies et al.
Examination of John B. Greiner (second appearance), 1886 July 13.
Volume G, 411-411, 1 p.
Greiner, John B.
Employee of the Northwestern Railroad.
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Illinois vs. August Spies et al. trial transcript no. 1
Examination by Mr. Grinnell. Accepted as a juror in the case of Illinois vs. August Spies et al.
Tuesday afternoon, July 13, 1886.
JOHN B. GREINER,
being examined on the part of the State by Mr. Grinnell, deposed and stated as follows:
Q What is your name?
A John B. Greiner.
Q What department of the freight office of the North-Western are you working in? Whereabouts is your office?
A The office that I am in is Room 7.
Q Down at this building here?
A Yes sir, on Kinzie street.
Q What is your department -what do you do? What is your peculiar line of business?
A Well, my duties are rather of a miscellaneous nature. I investigate claims and vouchers and estimates.
Q Who is your superior in that?
A The chief clerk is supposed--
Q What is the name?
A A. D. Brigham.
Q How long have you been in that office?
A I have been there for six years-- not in this same position. I have had several positions, probably four or five.
Q How long have you been employed there in that company?
A Well, I should think I entered their service March 25 or 27, 1880.