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These legal documents relate to the case of the United States vs. James Combs for the murder of Ambrose Holt on October 22, 1858 in McGee County, Kansas Territory. According to witnesses, Ambrose Holt and John Holt engaged in a fight with Combs while he was at work. Combs was stabbed by John Holt and then shot Ambrose Holt with a rifle, resulting in Holt's death. Combs was acquitted of the murder on the grounds of self-defense on November 9, 1858 by Judge Joseph Williams.

Date: 1858

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Item Number: 444902
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 4, Folder 12
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444902

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