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These legal documents relate to the case of the United States vs. Hiram Crane, Lewis J. Smith, Joel Grover, Adam McGee, Thomas McGee, Homer Hays, ? Wheeden Senior, ? Wheeden Junior, and ? Kennedy for robbery of United States mail. Crane and his associates are accused of stealing mail in Franklin (now part of Lawrence), Kansas Territory on August or September 12, 1856. The documents include details of other crimes committed by the group of men, including an assault upon the household of Samuel Crane. Franklin, a stronghold of proslavery supporters, was attacked on August 12, 1856 by free-soil forces from Lawrence.

Date: 1856 - 1859

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Item Number: 444919
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 7, Folder 29
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444919

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