Reports of the House of Representatives

Reports of the House of Representatives

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...neighborhood; I believe it to be worth ten dollars; Captain Brown's men were in the neighborhood when I left. I went through the corn belonging to Mr. Noel; it was very good corn; it would yield upon some acres seventy-five bushels per acre; I know that the loss was as much as $175, and that it was caused solely by the difficulties in the Territory, and by no fault of Mr. Noel. FERGUS H. GRAHAM. Sworn to and subscribed before me this 23d day of October, A. D. 1857. HENRY DE VILLIERS. In the matter of the petition of Reuben E. Noel. The petitioner in this claims for loss of property--$205 00 The entire claim is proven and the board award the same. Add interest, at 6 per cent., for 2 years--30 75 Total award-----235 75 June 21, 1859. SAMUEL A. KINGMAN. HENRY J. ADAMS. EDWARD HOOGLAND. No. 349. Kansas Territory, Linn County: To the honorable board of commissioners of claims: Your petitioner, John W. Ruark, would most respectfully state: That he was in the act of moving into Kansas on the 27th of August, 1856, and was overtaken by General Clark and a number of the citizens of Missouri, and was made a prisoner, and all my goods and money taken, as mentioned in a schedule stating the number and name of articles, and their value. Your petitioner was taken in Linn county, and robbed in sight of West Point, Missouri, of the articles mentioned in the schedule, and is now, and was at the passage of the act of February 7, 1859, living in Linn county, Kansas Territory, and thinks that he can give testimony satisfactory of the whole matter by introducing David Reese and Benjamin Hinshaw. JOHN W. RUARK. Sworn to before me May 30, 1859. SAMUEL A. KINGMAN, Commissioner. Bill of goods taken by Clark and the border ruffians August 27, 1856, from John W....show more

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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 626g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236514890
  • 9781236514899