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Kansas Territory versus A. J. Armstrong for assault on Orlando Moffitt

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Date: crime January 1857; warrant January 1857

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 4, Folder 19

Unit ID: 444725

Summary: This case file relates to the charge against A. J. Armstrong for assaulting Orlando Moffitt on January 31,1857 in Shawnee County, Kansas Territory. Moffitt reported to a Justice of the Peace Henry Carmichael on January 31st that Armstrong had shot at him and threatened his life while Moffitt was building a log cabin. Armstrong was apprehended and released on bond in February of 1857, with his trial set for the next term of the 3rd U.S. District Court.

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Title (Main title): Kansas Territory versus A. J. Armstrong for assault on Orlando Moffitt

Part of: Criminal Case Files.

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