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Frank, W.G., fl. 1856 The Territory of Oregon Vs. Peter Smith

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: JB00020 Author/Creator: Frank, W.G., fl. 1856 Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 12 November 1856 Pagination: Order a Copy

A bill of indictment for a court case, The Territory of Oregon Vs. Peter Smith. The case is that Peter Smith sold liquor to Thomas Floyd on a Sunday at Sucker Creek on October 19, 1856.

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