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These legal documents relate to the case of the United States vs. Adam Butterworth. Butterworth was accused of cutting down and stealing trees and timber from October to December of 1859 from Ottawa tribal land in the Kansas Territory. Butterworth was indicted by the U. S. District Court for the Kansas Territory, Third District during the December term of 1859. After the Indian Removal Act of 1830, two branches of the Ottawa tribe were relocated to 72,000 acres centered around the present-day town of Ottawa, KS.

Date: December 1859 - February 2, 1860

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Item Number: 444846
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 5, Folder 65
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444846

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