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John F. King to Thomas Ewing, Jr.

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Creator: King, John F.

Date: July 1, 1858

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Thomas Ewing, Jr., Coll. No. 341, Correspondence Box No. 3

Unit ID: 988

Abstract: Ewing's correspondent, John F. King of Lawrence, had just given testimony in the Lane-Jenkins hearing that supported Lane's testimony that he shot Gaius Jenkins in self-defense on June 3, 1858, and wrote to provide Ewing (one of Lane's attorneys) with some information regarding "the exact position of the court." In the preliminary hearing, conducted by three justices of the peace (Erastus D. Ladd and two others) beginning on June 15, the decision was that no murder had been committed.

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Title (Main title): John F. King to Thomas Ewing, Jr.

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 100611