James Kennelly charged with "crime against nature" in Fort Collins (1890)

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Title

James Kennelly charged with "crime against nature" in Fort Collins (1890)

Subject

sodomy

Description

The Fort Collins Courier reports on the events of the local grand jury, including charging a man named James Kennelly with a "crime against nature." The details of the crime are vague, but may have included homosexual acts. If so, Kennelly may have been the first person charged with the crime in the region, though homosexual acts were undoubtedly practiced here previously.

Creator

Fort Collins Courier

Source

Fort Collins Courier, March 13, 1890, pp. 8.

Publisher

Colorado Historic Newspapers

Date

March 13, 1890

Contributor

Thomas R. Dunn (researcher)

Rights

Public domain -- published before 1926

Format

PDF, JPEG

Language

English

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Original Format

Newspaper

Files

Citation

Fort Collins Courier, “James Kennelly charged with "crime against nature" in Fort Collins (1890),” Northern Colorado Queer Memory Project, accessed November 26, 2022, https://nocoqueermemory.omeka.net/items/show/151.