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These legal documents relate to the case of the Kansas Territory vs. George W. Clark (Clarke) and others for grand larceny. Clarke was accused of leading a force of two to three hundred men through Linn County, Kansas Territory on September 3, 1856, robbing and destroying the property of its citizens. The documents include affidavits sworn by John Jones and William T. Turner before Associate Justice Sterling G. Cato on October 17, 1856. Jones states Clarke and his men held him captive for 5 days before robbing him. Clarke was a slave owner and pro-slavery activist involved in several Bleeding Kansas conflicts.

Date: 1856 - 1857

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Item Number: 444878
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 6, Folder 32
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444878

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