Schedule of Books, Papers and Records of the Choctaw Nation

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Exhibit C

Schedule of books, papers, and records, the property of the Choctaw Nation, delivered by Mansfield, McMurray & Cornish to the Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes in accordance with the act of Congress Approved May 27, 1908.

  • Box No. 1
    • Tribal tax
      • Permit book of J. D. Surratt for the year 1900.
      • Permit book of J. D. Surratt for the year 1896.
      • Permit book of J. D. Surratt for the years 1897, 1898, and 1899.
      • Permit of J. D. Surratt
      • Permit book for the year 1898.
      • Permit book for the year 1899.
      • Three permit books (no date).
      • Hay royalty book.
      • Permit book for the year 1900.
    • Net-proceeds fund
      • Record of proceedings before Choctaw Net Proceeds Commission of 1889.
      • Claim docket, Choctaw Not Proceeds Commission.
      • Record of proceedings before Choctaw Net Proceeds Commission of 1889.
      • Record payment of claims, Choctaw net proceeds fund from March to October 14, 1889, serial Nos. 1 to 1682, inclusive.
      • Original vouchers payment of Choctaw net proceeds fund Nos. 1 to 1538, inclusive,
      • Docket of Choctaw Net Proceeds Commission. September 23, 1889.
      • Docket of claims, Choctaw Net Proceeds Commission, third district.
      • Report of K. Poe Harris, in re Choctaw net proceeds.
      • Copy of American State Papers, Public Lands, volume 7, pages – 38 to 139. inclusive.
      • Roll containing list of citizens for Musholatubbee district.
      • Roll containing list of captains in Greenwood LeFlore’s district.
      • Report of National Auditor Basil L. LeFlore of national warrants issued for the fiscal year ending July 31, 1877.
      • National auditor’s report of national warrants issued for fiscal year ending July 30, 1875.
      • Index to cultivation roll, Musholatubbee district.
      • Docket of Court of Claims, Choctaw Nation, first district.
      • Docket of Choctaw Court of Claims.
      • Report of Samuel Folsom, October 14, 3867.
      • Minutes and proceedings, board of chief commissioners, beginning September 4, 1876.
      • Sheriff’s census of Gaines County, Choctaw Nation.
      • Sheriff’s census of Skullyville County, Choctaw Nation.
      • Sheriff’s census of Blue County, Choctaw Nation.
      • Various and miscellaneous rolls (manuscripts), schedules, wills, and other sundry papers concerning Choctaw net proceeds claims.
    • Citizenship
      • Office docket of citizenship cases appealed from the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes to the United States Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of the Indian Territory.
      • Leased district enrollment book, Choctaw Citizenship Commission.
      • Book containing docket and record, Choctaw revisory board, first district.
    • Miscellaneous
      • Poll book of Round Lake precinct, Atoka County, Choctaw Nation.
      • Poll book of Siloam Springs precinct, Sans Bois County, Choctaw Nation of 1895.
  • Box No. 2
    • Net proceeds fund
      • Sundry envelopes containing evidence and papers relating to Choctaw net proceeds claims, about 1,238 envelopes.
  • Box No. 3
    • Acts and resolutions passed by General Council of Choctaw Nation, from October 1865. to March 20, 1872.
    • Acts and resolutions of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation, from October 11, 1S64. to March 20, 1872.
    • Acts and resolutions of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation, from October 11, 1889, to July 1, 1893.
    • Journal of the House of Representatives of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from December 5, 1891, to November 11, 1895.
    • Senate Record of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from January 17, 1889, to October 28, 1892.
    • Acts and resolutions of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 11, 1884 to January 18, 1889.
    • Journal of the House of Representatives of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 1, 1883. to October 31, 1889.
    • Record of the House of Representatives of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from July 1, 1893 to January 8, 1901.
    • Record of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation, October 31, 1892, to November 12, 1895.
    • Journal of the House of Representatives of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 6, 1884 to October 15, 1889.
    • Record of Senate of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from September 18, 1896 to November 6, 1901.
    • Journal of the House of Representatives of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 16, 1889, to December 5, 1891.
    • Record of the Senate of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 7, 1884, to October 15, 1888.
    • Record of the Senate of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 24, 1894, to March 29, 1899.
    • Record of the Senate of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 15, 1888, to October 14, 1892.
    • Journal of the House of Representatives of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 1, 1877, to October 3, 1883.
    • Record of the Senate of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 14, 1892, to October 23, 1894.
    • Acts and resolutions of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 26, 1877, to October 20, 1883.
    • Journal of the House of Representatives of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 5, 1880, to November 5, 1883.
    • Record of the Senate of the General Council of the Choctaw Nation from October 11, 1884, to November 7, 1888.
    • Blank book, census roll of Choctaw Nation.
    • Blank book, census roll, Choctaw Nation, circuit court district.

Schedule of books, papers, and records, the property of the Chickasaw Nation, delivered by Mansfield, McMurray & Cornish to the Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes in accordance with the act of Congress approved May 27, 1908.

  • Chickasaw Incompetent fund claims
    • Docket book for incompetent claimants, May 2, 1889.
    • Record book D, Chickasaw incompetent fund claimants.
    • Record book M. & E, Chickasaw incompetent fund claimants.
    • Record book containing evidence in re Chickasaw incompetent fund claimants. (Same book)
    • Incompetent fund record and list of original claimants.
    • Evidence and papers of claimants of heirs of Tewaha to share of Chickasaw incompetent fund. (1 and 5 same book.)
  • Miscellaneous
    • Journal of the House of Representatives of the Legislature of the Chickasaw Nation from September 5, 1887, to September 20, 1894.
    • 2. Record of the Senate of the Legislature of the Chickasaw Nation from September 5, 1885, to September 28, 1896.
  • Citizenship
    • Record of Chickasaw Citizenship Commission beginning September 23, 1896.

Muskogee, Okla., July 25, 1908.

This is to certify that I have this day received from Messrs. Mansfield, McMurray & Cornish, of McAlester, Okla., the papers, records, etc., belonging to the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations listed on the foregoing pages numbered 1 to 5, Inclusive.

J. G. Wright, Commissioner.



MLA Source Citation:

United States Congress. Five Civilized Tribes In Oklahoma, Reports of the Department of the Interior and Evidentiary Papers in support of S. 7625, a Bill for the Relief of Certain Members of the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma, Sixty-second Congress, Third Session. Department of the Interior, United States. 1913. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 28 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/schedule-of-books-papers-and-records-of-the-choctaw-nation.htm - Last updated on Oct 15th, 2012


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