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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

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 Typed manuscript with handwritten corrections of John Oskison's unpublished biography of John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828 to 1866.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

John Ross Collection, 1814-1897

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1954-185
Scope and Contents Correspondence, proclamations as chief of the Cherokee Tribe, legal papers, records, accounts, list of names and rations allocated during Removal from Tennessee to Indian Territory, official and other papers of the Council (Cherokee), petitions and protests to Congress, and papers relating to the East and West Cherokee controversy and the Civil War.Includes the Muster Roll of Capt. John Benge's Detachment of Emigrating Cherokees. Another documents records the expenditures of one...
Dates: 1814 - 1897

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The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives 2
Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum. 1