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CREEK (AND EUCHEE) NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Checote, Samuel (1819-1884) Printed materials 1867-1886 .25 foot
Indian chief. Typescripts of messages (1875-1883) of Checote, first principal chief of the Creek Nation under the Muskogee Constitution of 1867, to the House of Kings and Warriors; newspaper editorials (1872-1883) on Checote and George W. Grayson from the Vindicator and the Cherokee Advocate, along with a biographical sketch (1926) of Checote.
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1. Cherokee Advocate--June 18, 1870. Address of Samuel Checote.
2. Cherokee Advocate--June 18, 1870. A letter from an attendee of the Grand Council, re: the object and proceedings of the council.
3. The Vindicator--September 14, 1872. An editorial on Samuel Checote.
4. The Vindicator--July 3, 1875. Editorial on G.W. Grayson.
5. October 5, 1875. Message of Samuel Checote to the Honorable Houses of Kings and Warriors.
6. December 6, 1879. Message of Samuel Checote to the Houses of Kings and Warriors, re: education of Creek children.
7. October 5, 1880. Message of Samuel Checote to the Houses of the Kings and Warriors.
8. October 30, 1882. Message of Samuel Checote to the members of the National Council.
9. Cherokee Advocate--March 23, 1883. Editorial on Letter of Checote (sic) to D.W. Bushyhead.
10. Indian Journal--October 18, 1883. Message of Samuel Checote to the National Council.
11. Record Book of Chief Samuel Checote in Early Sixties (sic). Includes general laws of the Creek Nation enacted and resolutions made during the early 1860s. Also included are miscellaneous documents to 1874, and a letter apparently in Creek written in 1890.