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Adair, W. P. (William Penn), 1830-1880

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1830-04-15 - 1880-10-23

Leader of the Cherokee Nation, attorney, politician, justice of the Cherokee Supreme Court, and assistant principal chief. Originally buried at Arlington Cemetery, but was transferred to the Tahlequah City Cemetery. This move was paid for by the Cherokee Nation. Namesake of William Penn Adair Rogers, better known as Will Rogers.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Last Will and Testament of William Penn Adair, 1873-12-17

 Item — Box: 1-1, Folder: 1, item: 7
Identifier: 1989-002-1-1-1-7

Southern Cherokee Delegation to Washington, 1866

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 5, item: 4
Identifier: 1000-026-3-5-4
Scope and Contents A photographic reprint an old photo of the Southern Cherokee Delegation to Washington in 1866. From left to right: John Rollin Ridge, Saladin Watie, Richard Fields, E. C. Boudinot, W. P. Adair.
Dates: Other: 1866

William Penn Adair, Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1975.006.3.Cherokee.006

William Penn Adair, Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1975.006.3.Cherokee.006b

W.P. Adair to E.M. Adair, 1880-06-13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: 1975.006.2.Cherokee.005
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter from William Penn Adair (cousin to Adair) to Ephraim Martin Adair regarding bread money bill being passed by the Senate.
Dates: 1880-06-13

W.P. Adair to E.M. Adair, Undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: 1975.006.2.Cherokee.006
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter fragment from William Penn Adair to Ephraim Martim Adair regarding Cherokee relations with the U.S. government.
Dates: Undated