Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, Article 14 History
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- Choctaw Mixed Bloods and the Advent of Removal – by Samuel James Wells, dissertation, 1987. A
- Col. William Ward’s Register – American State Papers, Volume 8, Public lands, Page 689
- Memorial Of The Full-Blood Mississippi Choctaws Relative To Their Rights In The Choctaw Nation
- Armstrong Rolls
- Mississippi Choctaw Indians to whom Patents were Issued – Patents for Land under the provisions of Article 14 of the Treaty of September 27, 1830
- Mississippi Choctaw Indians in whose behalf scrip was issued – Under the provisions of the act of Congress of August 23, 1842 (5 Stat. L., 513), in lieu of land to which they were entitled under article 14 of the treaty of September 27, 1830
- Identified Mississippi Choctaw – persons whose names appear on Identification Roll of Mississippi Choctaws prepared by the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, and approved by the Secretary of the Interior under the provisions of the Act of June 28, 1898 (30 Stat. L.,495) but who were not enrolled on the final rolls of the Mississippi Choctaws
- McKennon Roll
- Case findings of the McKennon Roll
- Mississippi Choctaw Claims, Statement of the delegates of the Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana Choctaw Council
- Mississippi Choctaw Claims 1933 – The 1933 Mississippi Choctaw Claimants came from the National Archives and was posted in the newspaper in Biloxi/Gulfport, Mississippi, in November of 1935.
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