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This case file contains an indictment and two warrants related to the U.S. District Court of the Kansas Territory, Third District's case against Peter Bass for selling liquor to Native Americans in the fall of 1858. Bass is accused of selling liquor to Lewis Peckham, a member of the Miami tribe. The indictment lists the date of the crime as November 1, 1859 and the date of the indictment as October 29, 1859, so one of these dates is incorrect. The warrants were issued on December 2, 1859 and April 19, 1860. It was illegal to sell alcohol on Native American lands in the United States from 1832-1953.

Date: October 1859 - April 19, 1860

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Item Number: 444754
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 1, Folder 46
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444754

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