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GENERAL NATIVE AMERICAN MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
U. S. District Court Collection: Western District of Arkansas Records 1872-1903 .25 foot
Federal court. Correspondence (1872-1903) regarding U.S. District Court business and the adminstration of justice in Indian Territory. The collection includes a legal opinion by Isaac Parker regarding the case of Ex-Parte James E. Reynolds.
1. Correspondence from Judge Parker to General Stephen Wheeler, April 7, 1887.
2. Correspondence to Gen. Porter from J. Rogers, with reply by Porter. re: a court witness, October 9, 1897.
3. Correspondence to Judge Parker requesting that Andrew J. Reynolds be appointed Indian Commissioner, April 18, 1878. (Parker's notes written on back)
4. Correspondence from U.S. Indian Commissioner to Stephen Wheeler, Clerk of the U.S. District Court, inquiring as to whether he is authorized to perform a marriage ceremony, December 26, 1879.
Correspondence from U.S. Indian Agent at Pawnee to Stephen Wheeler. re: an Indian, Lone Chief, who was accused of stealing horses, October 18, 1881.
Correspondence from Asst. Secretary of the Treasury Department, Washington, to Stephen Wheeler. re: a financial account, August 23, 1881.
Correspondence from Asst. Postmaster General to Stephen Wheeler regarding the appointment of a postmaster at Vinita, April 14, 1882.
Correspondence to Wheeler from John Bruner, Jr. re: appearance in court, June 13, 1882.
Correspondence to Wheeler. re: disputed ownership of cattle, July 13, 1882.
Correspondence from Indian Agent at Quapaw to Wheeler. re: a witness to a murder trial, October 16, 1882.