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Cherokee Indians -- Courts

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Cherokee Nation Papers Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-943
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)Official correspondence, letterpress copybooks, reports, chiefs' mesages, speeches of delegates, proceedings, laws, court decisions, acts, leases, election returns, registers of removal claims, and clippings relating to the affairs of the Cherokee Nation. Specifically included are groups of papers and records on the following subjects: the official Cherokee newspaper, the CHEROKEE ADVOCATE (1869-1906); the Cherokee Boundary Survey (1871-1873); Cherokee Nation censuses (1868-1901); the Cherokee Outlet (1871-1896); Citizenship (1856-1904); the Creek War or the William Cobb murder case (1880-1885); the Dawes Commission (1894-1907); Delegations, agents and attorneys (1816-1910); the Eastern (North Carolina) Cherokee (1871-1906); Education (1856-1906); Elections (1856-1901); the Cherokee Insane Asylum (1874-1907); Intruders (1868-1902);...
Dates: 1801-1982

James R. Hendricks Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-271
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Family correspondence (1865-1902), notebooks, journals, speeches and legal documents from Hendrick's services as a judge in the Cherokee Nation, along with subject files dealing with the National Party, Blind Asylum, pensions, and Cherokee medicine. James R. Hendricks Photograph Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1859-1902

William Charles Rogers Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-530
Scope and Contents FULL FINDING AID (PDF)

Typescripts of newspaper editorials and articles concerning Rogers, last Principal Chief of the Cherokees, a 1900 court case, the 1903 election campaign for Principal Chief, the closing of tribal government, and the Sequoyah Movement.
Dates: 1893-1907