U.S. vs. Anthony Cassata: Indictment

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Indictment in Criminal Case No. 12381: United States vs. Anthony Cassata, defendant. Cassata was charged in multiple counts: in Count I, with selling 12 grains of morphine to William and Margaret Wells, "not from the original stamped package ... and upon which the tax had not been paid"; in Count II, knowingly selling the 12 grains morphine that had been "unlawfully imported and brought into the United States"; in Count III, selling to Margaret Wells 242 grains of morphine out of the original packaging and untaxed; and in Count IV, selling that quantity of morphine knowing that it was unlawfully imported into the country.

Date: 
December 14th 1933
Modern Location: 
Kansas City, MO
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Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the National Archives at Kansas City. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the National Archives at Kansas City.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
NARA ID 573453, Criminal Case Files, 1879 - 1987
Digital Object Identifier: 
NARA-12381-0001
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