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This case file contains an indictment and warrant related to the charge against John Ballard for giving liquor to an Indian on September 11, 1858 in Linn County, Kansas Territory. Ballard was indicted during the October term of the Third District Court of the Kansas Territory for providing a member of the Miami tribe with one glass of whiskey. 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 September 11, 1858; indictment October 1858

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Item Number: 444742
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 4, Folder 35
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444742

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