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A portion of the testimony taken before a Franklin County grand jury, under the direction of Judge Sterling G. Cato, charged with identifying the parties involved in the May 24, 1856, killings on Pottawatomie Creek. Included are the statements of Harvey Jackson, Amos Hall, I. R. McDaniel, Luther ?, and Isaac Shaw. Hall stated that he had seen "Old Man Brown" [John Brown] in a wagon on May 22, 1856. A one page explanation of the testimony, signed by Edward Hoogland, is attached.

Date: May, 1856

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Item Number: 3537
Call Number: William I. R. Blackman Coll. #278 Box 1 Folder 2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3537

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