Col. William Wards Register

Colonel William Ward was appointed United States agent to register Choctaw Indians according to Article 14 of the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, September 1830. The treaty was ratified February 24, 1831 and the six month time limit for those wishing to remain ended August 24, 1831. The registration procedure resulted in numerous “contingent claims” by members of the Choctaw Nation.



Statement of Hon. Clarence B. Miller, Representative From Minnesota

Statement of Hon. Clarence B. Miller, Representative From Minnesota



Statement of Hon. J. J. Russell, Representative From Missouri

Statement of Hon. J. J. Russell, Representative From Missouri



Questions and Additional Report

Questions and Additional Report



P. J. Hurley’s Letter to Principal Chief, Choctaw Nation

P. J. Hurley’s Letter to Principal Chief, Choctaw Nation



Choctaw Citizenship Litigation

This is a letter from P. J. Hurley, National Attorney for the Choctaw Nation. In this letter he describes in Parts 1-14 the services he performed in Citizenship Cases during the entire term of his employment as attorney for the Choctaw Nation. You will find as you read the different parts of this book there is repetition of some of the work done. For those of you searching for Mississippi Choctaw families denied under Article 14 of the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, a better insight as how and why this happened.



Mississippi Choctaw Indians to whom Patents were Issued

List of Mississippi Choctaw Indians to whom Patents were Issued for Land under the provisions of Article 14 of the Treaty of September 27, 1830 (Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek) (7 Stat. L./ 333-335)



Dumas Brief for Applicants

Charles von Weise Attorney at Law Tishomingo (Muskogee is crossed out) Ind. Ter. July 12, 1903 I was Principal Law Clerk of the Mississippi Choctaw Legal Department at the time the case of Scott S. Dumas et al. as MCR 4006 was decided and at that time I directed Charles M. Wrigley, one of the



Society of Mississippi Choctaw 1914

These records came from the National Archives and the list was posted in the newspaper in Biloxi/Gulfport, Mississippi in November of 1935. Attempts have been made to establish just what this Society is, but to date we have not obtained that information. The information for these pages was contributed by Jackie Matte, author of They Say



List of Mississippi Choctaw, Who Received Scrip in Lieu of Land

List of Mississippi Choctaw Indians in whose behalf scrip was issued under the provisions of the act of Congress of Aug. 23, 1842 {5 Slat. L., 518), in lieu of land to which they were entitled under article 14 of the treaty of Sept. 27, 1830 (7 Stat. L., 333-335).



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