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Kansas Territory versus Charles Calkins et al. for grand larceny

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Date: October 26, 1857 - October 28, 1858

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 6, Folder 23

Unit ID: 444869

Summary: This witness testimony, sworn before Justice of the Peace Samuel N. Wood in 1857 and 1858, relates to the trial of Charles Calkins, William Porter, William Way, William Myers, A. J. Miller, Newell Miller, J. S. Miller, John Elliott Duffield, and Alexander Sheets for grand larceny. In October of 1857, Calkins was accused of leading a band of men who stole horses from Ned Tooly and George Blue Jacket, members of the Shawnee tribe, in Douglas County, Kansas Territory. The testimony indicates Calkins escaped from custody.

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Title (Main title): Kansas Territory versus Charles Calkins et al. for grand larceny

Part of: Criminal Case Files.

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