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This affidavit and arrest warrant relates to the case of the Kansas Territory vs. Joseph Cole, W. C. (C. W.) Giddings, Lafayette Giddings, Samuel Reeder, and A. K. Britton. William Flecher swore in an affidavit before Associate Justice S. G. Cato that on January 19, 1857 Cole, W. C. Giddings, Lafayette Giddings, Reeder, and Britton tore down and carried away the log cabin on his land claim in Calhoun County, Kansas Territory. The men were arrested on January 23, 1857 by U. S. Marshal Israel B. Donalson.

Date: January 22, 1857

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Item Number: 444897
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 7, Folder 07
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444897

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