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  Report of H. J. Strickler, Commissioner to Audit Claims of Citizens of the Territory of Kansas
Author: Strickler, Hiram Jackson
Date: 1859

Benjamin S. Hancock submitted claim # 163 for agricultural equipment, livestock, and crops that were destroyed at various times in 1855 and 1856. His list of livestock and other items claim is very detailed. He lived near Lecompton in Douglas County. His losses were caused by the territorial militia under the command of several including William Martin, John Randolph, Colonel Titus, General Richardson, and General Stringfellow. Each claimant had to submit an itemized list and have two witnesses attest to the losses claimed. Even though many of these claims were approved for payment, no funds were ever appropriated or distributed.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: 328.7304/Un3/Serial Number 1017
Item Number: 101174              Number of images: 5
Keywords: Crops; Damage claims; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Hancock, Benjamin S.; Livestock; Martin, William; Militia; Randolph, John; Strickler, Hiram Jackson; Stringfellow, John H.; Titus, Henry Theodore
 
 

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