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This judicial case file relates to the charge against William Baldwin for settling on lands belonging to the Miami tribe on February 1, 1860 in Linn County, Kansas Territory. Baldwin was issued a fine of one thousand dollars from Attorney General for the Kansas Territory Alson C. Davis on October 12, 1860, and it was delivered successfully on October 17, 1860. When Kansas became a territory in 1854, the influx of settlers led to encroachment on lands promised to Native American tribes that had been forcibly relocated to the area. At the time of this case, the Miami tribe inhabited land promised to them by the U.S. government in present day Miami and Linn counties.

Date: crime February 1, 1860

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Item Number: 444738
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 4, Folder 31
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444738

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