Letter From Creek Nation for Bounty and Back Pay

Letter From Creek Nation for Bounty and Back Pay



Creek Indian Agent Letter

Creek Indian Agent Letter



Double Applications for Certain Soldiers

Office Of Indian Affairs, August 9, 1870. Sir: I have the honor herewith to submit for your information and consideration, copy of a letter received the 5th instant, from Captain J. N. Craig, United States agent for the Cherokees at Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, explaining the cause of the double applications for pension in certain



Inquiry, Jackson Walker, minor child of Nicholas Walker

United States Pension-Agency, Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, February 10, 1871. MADAM: We are referred to you by Rev. J. B. Jones, United States agent, for information respecting Jackson Walker, minor child of Nicholas Walker, late a private in Company I, Second Regiment Indian Home Guards. A pension was allowed to said minor child, and paid



Pension of Oker-kee-wer-you, widow of Toney

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, January 30, 1871. SIR: We submit herewith declaration for reissue and increase in the case of Oker-kee-wer-you, (Oocker-we-you,) widow of “Toney,” (Toney.) The discrepancies between this and the original declaration are glaring and illustrate the utter recklessness with which applications were made in this locality; but the ignorance of the pensioner,



Inquiry, Widow and Children of Arch. Sanders

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 9, 1871. MADAM: At the suggestion of Rev. J. B. Jones, Indian agent for, Cherokees, I have to request that you will inform us, so far as you can, as to the widow and children of Arch. Sanders, formerly of Company L, Third Indian Home Guards, who is said to



Pension Peggy Wilson, Widow of Lacy Wilson

Fort Gibson, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, December 21, 1870. SIR: In the case of Peggy Wilson, widow of Lacy Wilson, certificate No. 104,631, we have this day suspended further payment on account of discrepancies between the allegations of her original declaration and those of her deposition of this date. The appearance of the pensioner, her



Application for pension, Richard Humphries, Guardian of Fox Holt

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 11, 1871. SIR: We enclose herewith application for pension of Richard Humphries, guardian of minor child of Fox Holt. A former claim was made in which Sealy, herself a minor child of the soldier, was made guardian, No. 129,946. She has since died, and we transmit original papers herewith. We



Pension Minerva Davis, widow of Jesse Davis

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 2, 1871. SIR: Enclosed herewith please find original papers in the case of Minerva Davis, widow of Jesse Davis, (certificate No. 104,659,) with application for increase on account of minor children, &c. The pensioner is totally blind. Morter Vann, one of the identifying witnesses, is acting as our interpreter, is



Inquiry, Widow and Children of Lituwaki

Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 9, 1871. SIR: At suggestion of Rev. J. B. Jones, Indian agent for Cherokees, I have to request that you will inform us whether the widow of Lituwaki, formerly private of Company G, Second Indian Home Guards, has remarried or died since the death of the soldier, and if either,



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