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Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Emma Stevenson Black Collection Addendum

Identifier: MC 892
Scope and Content Note

39 items. Legal and financial records pertaining to the Wheeler-Carnall-Stevenson families of Arkansas and Oklahoma. Some items deal with the operation of newspaper offices in nineteenth century Fort Smith.

Dates: 1849-1915

Solon Borland Letter

Identifier: MS L34 1849
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter, signed, dated Washington City, Mar. 11, 1849, addressed to Charles A. Galloway, Fort Washita, C.N., defending Col. Upshaw, of Fort Washita, on charges made by "certain Indian chiefs, etc." 3 pages.

Dates: 1849

Truxton Lowell Letter

Identifier: MS L34 Lowell
Scope and Content Note Letter dated at Mountain Post Office, Washington County, Arkansas October 1, 1836, from Truxton Lowell to his brother, Captain James Lowell, in Bath, Maine. Pertaining to personal and familial affairs, to the writer's journey from Pennsylvania to Arkansas and into the Creek Nation, and to his experiences while teaching school in the Cherokee Nation and in Arkansas, the letter also describes the country around Fayetteville, Arkansas, narrates something of the writer's hunting experiences in...
Dates: 1836

Laura and Joseph Proctor Property Record

Identifier: MC 2475
Content Description

Land record outlining parcels held by Laura Shell Proctor and her husband, Joseph Proctor, in Township 24 North, Range 15 East (present-day Rogers County, Oklahoma). Included are brief handwritten notes on Laura Proctor, added by an unknown individual. On verso is a blank “Agent Report” form including questions about the land. Document is likely related to the Proctors' land claims with the Cherokee Land Office.

Dates: circa 1905

John Ross Correspondence and Memorial

Identifier: MS R73
Scope and Content Note Copies of 32 ALSs correspondence created or received by John Ross and others, May 3 to November 2, 1839, pertaining to political affairs in the Cherokee Nation, 1838-1840, especially as regards relations between the Western ("Old Settler") and the Eastern ("Emigrant") Cherokees, relations between both groups and the government of the United States, the Takatokah and Tahlequah Councils, and the murder of Elias Boudinot and the John Ridges (1770?-1843, 1803-1839). Other correspondents include...
Dates: 1839-1840