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This arrest warrant and indictment relate to the case of the United States vs. Abijah Bayles for the taking of Indian property from Miami land in Lykins County (now Miami County), Kansas territory between December 15, 1859 and May 1860. Bayles was indicted by the United States District Court of the Kansas Territory, Third District, during the May term of 1860 for taking rails, boards, timber, and clapboard shingles from the property of a Miami tribesman called Deaf Billy. The arrest warrant is dated May 25, 1861 and was returned by the U.S. marshal on June 3, 1861, stating the defendant could not be found. Bayles was charged with a similar crime in 1859 (see item 444761).

Date: crime December 15, 1859 to May 1860; indictment May 1860

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Item Number: 444762
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 4, Folder 54
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444762

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