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Indians of North America -- Indian Territory -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Collection
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

Annie Heloise Abel Manuscripts, approximately 1910

 Collection
Identifier: 1500-001-40
Scope and Contents Manuscript of The Slaveholding Indians, which includes The American Indian as Slaveholder and Seccessionist; The American Indian as Participant in the Civil War; and The American Indian Under Reconstruction. Includes preliminary pages, footnotes, bibliography, maps, and printer's proofs of photographic illustrations.
Dates: approximately 1910

C. T. Wells diary, 1878-1879

 Item
Identifier: MC-1964-217
Scope and Contents This is an account of a fifteen day trip by horse and wagon from Mulberry, Franklin County, Arkansas, to Arkansas City Kansas by C. T. Wells and companions. There is a mention of George Perryman, a few places recorded, and some brief descriptions of various Indian agencies and the appearance of the country, forests and prairies; for example it does indicate the appearance of the prairie around Muskogee had not changed much between the 1830s’ and 1878.
Dates: 1878 - 1879