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United States versus David Downing for harboring a horse thief

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Date: 1858

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 8, Folder 41

Unit ID: 444977

Summary: These legal documents relate to the case of the United States versus David Downing. Downing was accused of harboring horse thief A. E. Blythe on July 1, 1858 within the Cherokee Neutral Lands, present-day Crawford and Cherokee counties, in the Kansas Territory. According to witness Lafayette Shamblin, Downing hid Blythe in a thicket near the Spring River. Downing was arrested on August 26, 1858.

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Title (Main title): United States versus David Downing for harboring a horse thief

Part of: Criminal Case Files.

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