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These legal documents relate to the case of the United States vs. Henry Beck for taking Indian property. Beck was accused of cutting down and taking trees worth five hundred dollars between January 1 and May of 1859 on land belonging to the Miami tribe in Lykins County (now Miami County), Kansas Territory. Beck was indicted by the United States District Court of the Kansas Territory, Third District during the May term of 1859. He was arrested and released on bond on December 15, 1859. During the Kansas territorial period, the increase in settlers led to conflict with tribes that were promised permanent lands in Kansas following the Indian Removal Act of 1830.

Date: crime January 1- May 1859; indictment May 1859

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Item Number: 444763
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 4, Folder 55
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444763

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