With the passage by the U.S. Congress of the Indian Removal Act that same year, the legal mechanisms were put in place for President Andrew Jackson to negotiate with Indian groups for their deportation. The Choctaws, Mississippi’s largest Indian group, were the first southeastern Indians to accept removal with the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek
A guide created to assist a descendant of a Mississippi Choctaw to better understand the Armstrong Rolls and how it may apply to their ancestor.
The letters and correspondence surrounding the Armstrong Rolls. Includes extensive lists of all Choctaw claims allowed.