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United States. District Court (Indian Territory : Central District)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Melven Cornish Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1350
Scope and Contents


Attorney. Case files (1903-1904) and letter books (1900-1905) from cases involving Choctaw and Chickasaw tribal citizenship claims; dockets (1903-1904) for the Southern and Central Divisions of the U.S. District Court for Indian Territory; an account book (1899) and a record book (1876) entitled "Proceedings of the Board of Chief Commissioners of the Court of Claims, Choctaw Nation"; along with clippings (1896-1907) and published court documents (1900-1940) relating to Choctaw and Chickasaw cases in U.S. courts. Cornish's law firm, Mansfield, McMurray and Cornish, represented the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations in cases involving tribal citizenship claims.

Dates: 1815-1943

U.S. District Court Collection: Central District of Indian Territory

Identifier: WHC-M-1376
Scope and Contents


A ledger of the court entitled "Abstract of Mortgages, Liens and Deeds of Trust" in which information regarding these documents were entered.

Dates: 1903

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Account books 1
Case files 1
Chickasaw Indians -- Claims 1
Chickasaw Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc. 1
Chickasaw Indians -- Tribal citizenship 1