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These legal documents relate to the case of the United States vs. Walter B. Brocket for assault with intent to kill. Brocket was accused of attacking and stabbing Calvin Bailey in the shoulder with a Bowie knife on the night of September 2, 1857 in front of a saloon in Lecompton, Kansas Territory. Samuel Ford was also implicated in the attack. Brocket was indicted for the crime during the spring court term of 1858 by the U. S. District Court of the Kansas Territory, Second District. Brocket was a proslavery supporter and Bailey supported the free state cause.

Date: September 3, 1857 - February 28, 1859

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Item Number: 444814
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 5, Folder 34
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444814

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