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Jesse Bartley (J. B.) Milam papers.

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

A muster roll of Cherokee Indians who emigrated to the west of the Mississippi in the years 1831-1834

Identifier: E99.C5-M87 1834
Scope and Contents A small group of photostatic copies of muster rolls pertaining to the removal of the Cherokee Indians in the 1830s. Included are: A muster roll of Cherokee Indians who emigrated to the west in the years 1832 & 3 all of which received the commutation allowance by the govt. ; A muster roll of Cherokee Indians who emigrated to the west of the Mississippi in the years 1831 & 2 -- those who did not receive the commutation allowance by the government set out on the 14th April 1832 under...
Dates: 1831 - 1834

An act to define the status of freedmen and their descendants now resident in the Cherokee Nation and who were slaves in the country at the commencement of the rebellion, approximately 1881

Identifier: E99.C5-C42 1881z
Scope and Contents Handwritten document which seeks to establish that all freedmen who were resident in the Cherokee Nation at the commencement of the American Civil War and who were at that time slaves of any Cherokee or other citizen and were liberated by voluntary act or by law but who did not necessarily return to the Cherokee country within the time specified within the treaty of 1866, be granted the same rights and privileges as other adopted citizens of the Cherokee Nation. Although the document was...
Dates: approximately 1881

Central America, 1842-10-15

 Item — Map-case 4, drawer: 1, map: 1.41
Identifier: 1500.
Scope and Contents

...including Texas, California and the Norther States of Mexico.

Published under the Superintendence of the Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowldege; published by Chapman & Hall, 186 Strand; J & C Walker, Sculpt.

Dates: 1842-10-15

Cherokee Claims Documents, 1845-01 - 1845-04

Identifier: E99.C5-D63 1845
Scope and Contents

Photostatic copies of documents pertaining to claims filed at Fort Gibson and Tahlequah offices of the Commissioner to the Cherokee (Indian Territory) regarding reservation, pre-emption, improvement, spoliation, and other such claims. Claims were filed between January and April 1845 when the commissioner was instructed to close the offices and return to Washington. The offices were established to examine claims of the Cherokee Nation against the United States under the treaty of 1835-6.

Dates: 1845-01 - 1845-04

Cherokee Copy Book, 1837-1888

Identifier: E99.C5 C67 1836
Content Description Bound handwritten copy book of letters to and from various members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina and officials in Washington, D.C. including such persons as Ulysses S. Grant, President; Columbus Delano, Secretary of the Interior; Edward P. Smith, Commissioner of Indian Affairs; John Ross, Chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokees; James Taylor, delegate; and many others. An attempt was made to trace all of the correspondents.Included are letters seeking...
Dates: 1837 - 1888

Division Politica del Edo de Coahuila, 1942

 Item — Map-case 4, drawer: 1, map: 1.47
Identifier: 1500.
Scope and Contents

Includes homes, ranches, roads and highways, rivers, minerals, etc. Revised by Professor Jose Redriguez Gonzales.

Published by Talleres de Foto-Zincografia de la Dir. de Geog. Met. e Hide.

Dates: 1942

Eastern Cherokees in North Carolina letter from the Secretary of the Interior in response to resolution of the House of February 25, 1882, relative to the lands and funds of the Eastern Band of North Carolina Cherokees.

Identifier: E99.C5-U53 1882
Content Description

Report prepared in the office of H. Price, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. "May 11, 1882.--Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed." This copy is imperfect: pages 20-54 and maps lacking; pages have been separated and pasted onto sheets of legal-size writing paper with extensive handwritten notes throughout.

Dates: 1882

Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Mexico

 Item — Map-case 4, drawer: 1, map: 1.44
Identifier: 1500.
Scope and Contents

Map features Mexico and internal provinces. Side bars discuss boundaries, geographical facts, sea-coast and ports, climate, etc.

Prepared from Humboldt's map and other documents by J. Finlayson; engraved by Young & Delleker.

Dates: 1500 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1820 - 1920

History of the western Cherokees

Identifier: E99.C5-L35 1935
Scope and Contents

A history of the Cherokee people from before 1835 to the CHerokee Claims against the Government. A thesis submitted to the graduate faculty of the University of Oklahoma Department of History as a partial rfulfillment of the dregree of Master of Arts.

Dates: 1935