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This case file contains an indictment and warrant related to the charge against John Ballard for introducing liquor into Indian country between October 1 and November 2, 1857 in Linn County, Kansas Territory. Ballard was indicted during the October term of the Third District Court of the Kansas Territory for providing the Miami tribe with whiskey, brandy, gin, and rum. A warrant for Ballard's arrest was issued on October 23, 1858 and returned unexecuted. In 1832, Congress passed an act making it illegal to sell alcohol on Native American lands.

Date: crime October 1, 1857; indictment October 1858

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Item Number: 444741
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 4, Folder 34
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444741

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