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Bean, Roy (1825-1903) [Order requiring Roy Bean to answer charge of assault with intent to kill]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05291 Author/Creator: Bean, Roy (1825-1903) Place Written: Los Angeles, California Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 9 August 1853 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Cosigned by A.W. Hope and John Foster as securities. Bean awaits judgment, held by the county of San Gabriel for the City of Los Angeles to answer a charge of assault with intent to kill. Bail set at five hundred dollars. Seals intact.

People: Bean, Roy, 1825-1903.
Hope, A.W., fl.1853.
Foster, John, fl. 1853.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: American West, Judiciary, Law, Crime

Sub Era: Age of Jackson