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Chickasaw Indians -- Claims

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Chickasaw Nation Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1085
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Typescripts of laws (1871-1881) and newspaper articles (1874-1933) relating to the lands, institutions and the affairs of the Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory.

Dates: 1871-1933

Douglas H. Johnston Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-322
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Typescripts of various laws, speeches and special messages made by Johnston as Governor of the Chickasaw Nation before the Chickasaw Legislature, on issues such as tribal government, land, mineral resources, finances, claims, education and the ownership of slaves.

Dates: 1896-1936

Melven Cornish Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1350
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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