From the December 24, 1874, issue of The Neosho County Journal:
"About 100 men on horseback called on Justice of Peace M. A. Patterson, at Jacksonville, and gave him thirty minutes to rescind a fine assessed against Andrew Olsen. Olsen had been arrested and convicted of participating in the attempt to eject N. F. Garlinghouse from his claim. The complaint was filed by John Sylvester."
According to the Journal "The fine was rescinded."
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