The Treatment of Native Americans within the Frontier Judicial System, Walla Walla County
By Dale Raugust
"Territory of Washington vs. Stanislaus and Puk-el-pett-sa, United States District Court, first Judicial District, County of Walla Walla."
Source: Washington State Archives, Eastern Region Branch, File No. 119
Subject: Native Americans on trial for murder in Walla Walla County
Synopsis: Stanislaus was charged with the murder of a white man whose name was unknown to the Territory. Puk-el-pett-sa was charged as an accomplice for encouraging the murder. Stanislaus was found guilty and Puk-el-peet-sa not guilty.
Text: Link to Stanislaus Transcript