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Kansas Territory versus Coleman for horse stealing

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Date: October 28, 1856

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 7, Folder 09

Unit ID: 444899

Summary: This affidavit and warrant relate to the 1856 case of the Kansas Territory vs. Coleman (first name unknown). In the affidavit of J. P. Robinson sworn before Justice of the Peace Samuel Wood, Robinson claims Coleman and a company of around four hundred men stole two of his horses on about August 12 or 15, 1856 in southwest Douglas County, Kansas Territory along Washington Creek. On August 15, 1856, a band of free-state men destroyed the pro-slavery stronghold of Fort Saunders in Douglas County near the location of this crime.

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Title (Main title): Kansas Territory versus Coleman for horse stealing

Part of: Criminal Case Files.

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