Category Archives: Indian depredations

Description of who allegedly performed the Indian depredations

Going back to Levi and the Indian depredations. After discussing his losses, the deposition turned to who allegedly committed the thefts. Levi responded that he knew it was Indians because he “trailed the cattle, found horse trakes and Indian tracks … Continue reading

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Indian depredations: Levi’s description of what he lost

Levi, along with some witnesses, came to the court house in St. George Utah on Jan 14, 1896 and responded to multiple questions in front of a notary. I don’t know what his property looked like, but I wonder if … Continue reading

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Indian depredations claims Part I

The National Archives in DC very quickly turned around my request for a copy of the file that Levi submitted with details about his Indian depredation claims. I first looked to see what he claimed and what he was awarded. … Continue reading

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