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This case file contains a bail bond for Amos Banks issued by Justice of the Peace Joseph Welsh on March 27, 1860 in the Kansas Territory. The bond states Banks is accused of committing larceny on land belonging to the Sac and Fox tribe. Banks was ordered to appear at Welsh's office in the now-defunct town of Minneola, Franklin County on May 1, 1860. During the territorial period, the Sac and Fox tribe owned land near Doniphan County as well as land near Osage County. The Sac and Fox people were forcibly relocated to land west of the Mississippi river in the 1830s following the Black Hawk War.

Date: bond March 27, 1860

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Item Number: 444747
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 4, Folder 39
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444747

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