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These legal documents relate to the case against Jesse H. Beeson for larceny of Indian property on October 20, 1859 in Bourbon County, Kansas Territory. Beeson was indicted in November of 1859 by the United States District Court, Kansas Territory, Third District for taking furniture, food, and clothing, worth $500, from CeCe (C. C.) Seth, a Chief of the New York tribe. The New York tribe referred to a collection of tribes originally from the New York State area. 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 October 20, 1859; indictment November 29, 1859

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Item Number: 444765
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 4, Folder 57
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444765

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