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During the "May Term" of the U.S. District Court for Lykens (Miami) County, a grand jury issued this indictment covering the April 16, 1856, actions (among others) of this group of "persons of evil minds and dispositions." These men, according to the indictment, "did unlawfully and wickedly conspire, combine, confederate and agree together mutually to aid and support one another in a forcible resistance to the enactments of the laws passed by the Legislature of said Territory of Kansas. . . ." Specifically, they had conspired "forcibly to resist and oppose the collector of taxes in and for the county and Territory aforesaid . . ."

Creator: United States. District Court (Kansas Territory). Lykens County,
Date: May 1856

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U.S. District Court Indictment of Orville Chester Brown, John Brown, Sr., John Brown, Jr. et al. - p. 1

Item Number: 4264
Call Number: John Brown Coll. #299 Box 1 Folder 16
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 4264

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