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Cherokee treaties manuscripts, 1863

 Collection
Identifier: E99.C5-C543 1863
Content Description Contemporary copy of "An Act Abrogating the Treaty with the Confederate States. 18 Febry 1863", revoking treaty of Oct. 7, 1861; signed by John Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Also called Cowskin Prairie.

Contemporary copy of "An Act Emancipating Slavery in the Cherokee Nation. 20/21 Febry 1863"; signed by John Ross; "I certify that the accompanying act above is a true copy from the original law reported to the Honble W.P. Dole. Comm. of Indian Affairs."
Dates: 1863-02-18 - 1863-02-21

Confederate Cherokee Relations Papers, 1861-1864

 Collection
Identifier: E99.C5-C667 1864
Content Description Four documents relating to the relationship between the Confederacy and the Cherokee Nation. The oldest dated 9 February 1861, Richmond, predates the Secession of Virginia. These papers are not in any order, and may just be transcriptions and translations of other documents. Articles 54 and 55 concern amnesty for Cherokees who committed crimes against the Confederacy. Authorizes payment to North Carolina Cherokees.
Dates: 1861-02-09 - 1864-08-16

John M. Oskison manuscript of Unconquerable:

 Item
Identifier: E99.C5-O85 1936 Ovrsz
Scope and Contents Unconquerable: The story of John Ross, Chief of the Cherokees. Typed manuscript with handwritten corrections of John Oskison's unpublished biography of John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828 to 1866. Together with the manuscript is a check for 25 dollars from J.B. Milam to John Oskison dated 1943, presumably in payment for the manuscript.
Dates: 1936

Nell Stapler Bradshaw archive, 1844-1992

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-005
Scope and Contents Material dealing with the life and family of Nell Stapler Bradshaw. This material has been brought together from a variety of acquisitions.
Dates: 1844 - 1992

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  • Names: Ross, John, 1790-1866 X
  • Repository: The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives X
  • Subject: Cherokee Indians X

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