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James H. Lane goes on trial for murder in Kansas

06/14/1858

"The trial of Gen. (James H.) Lane for the murder of Col. (Gaius) Jenkins commences in Lawrence, Kansas. He is discharged on the ground that he acted in self-defence."

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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1859, (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859), 370.

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