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Printed Document by George J. Crump, US Marshall for the Westerb District of Arkansas, authorizing payment to John Lee for assisting deputy US Marshall R.E. Atwell in apprehending Derek Miller, Stern Askly, James Dugan and Chas. Wilson in the Indian terri

Western District of Arkansas 1894 14 x 8.25, light creasing, fold lines, a few small edge tears, pinholes at top, light soiling else good. Three of the criminals were apprehended in a ". . . forest in the Choctaw Nation Ind.Territory 16 mi N.E. of Eagleton I.T. 146 mi from Ft. Smith . . . on the 30th day Jan'y 1894 from thence to a point 15 mi S.E. of Smithville I.T. arresting Chas. Wilson Feb'y 2, 1894 then returning." The nature of the crime is not listed. John Lee was paid $42 for 14 days' service at $3 per day. George J. Crump was a lawyer, an officer (Confederate) in the 16th Arkansas, an Arkansas legislator in both the House and Senate and served as the US Marshall in Ft. Smith, Arkansas for the Western District from 1893-1897. He was also involved in the armed conflict in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1874 which was called the Brooks-Baxter War, this "war" being caused because the results of the 1872 gubernatorial election were disputed.


Book Id: 98-3618

Price: $125.00

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