Indictment, 1859.


Utah. District Court (3rd District). Indictment, 1859.

Indictment, 1859.

Handwritten indictment for the Territory of Utah, Great Salt Lake County, United States Third District Court. The inditement was made against Thomas H. Ferguson for the Sept. 1859 murder of Alexander Carpenter. The item was signed by Hosea Stout, Deputy U.S. District Attorney for Utah Territory.

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