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    U.S. Marshal Evett Dumas Nix 1894 Document Signed "E D Nix". One page partly-printed with docketing on verso, 8.5" x 14", a writ of "Temporary Mittimus," November 24th 1894, Guthrie, O.T. This document reveals that a Lewis Cartwright who was arrested for stealing a horse, a pistol, and ten dollars from a Seminole Indian named Ben Grayson, had jumped bail. United States of America First District, O.T. (Oklahoma Territory), Guthrie, "The president of the United states of America, to the keeper of the jail of Sebastian, County in the state of Arkansas Greeting: Whereas Lewis Cartwright has been arrested..." Boldly signed on the verso.

    E. D. Nix was given the responsibility of cleaning up the territory, and he hired men such as Heck Thomas, Frank Canton, Chris Madsen, and others.

    Fine-very fine.

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