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These legal documents relate to the case of the Kansas Territory vs. John Cunningham for usurpation of office on April 1, 1856 in Calhoun County, Kansas Territory. Cunningham was accused of acting as an illegal judge of election for the March 1856 election in Calhoun County. He was indicted during the April court term of 1856. Voter fraud was a serious problem in Kansas territorial elections as the two sides of the Bleeding Kansas conflict struggled to make Kansas a free or slave state.

Date: 1856 - 1857

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Item Number: 444930
Call Number: Kansas Territory Criminal Case Files, Box 7, Folder 40
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444930

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