James H. Lane goes on trial for murder in Kansas

"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."
Source Citation
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1859, (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859), 370.
Type
Legal/Political
Relevance
Personal
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