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SEMINOLE NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Brown, John F. (1843-1919) Printed materials 1870-1907 .25 foot
Indian chief. Typescripts of news articles (1870-1907) relating to mining and grazing leases, Dawes Commission proceedings, tribal government, and politics of the Seminole Nation, along with editorials concerning John F. Brown, a businessman and principal chief of the Seminoles from 1877-1902.
1. Editorial on J. F. Brown, urging the establishment of a press by the Chickasaw Nation, Nov. 5, 1870.
2. News item of J. F. Brown and Colonel Parker, concerning the session of the Chickasaw Council, Oct. 14, 1871.
3. The Okmulgee Constitution, proposing the formation of the territorial government, March 2, 1872.
4. Delegates at the Muskogee Fair, elected to attend the United States Agricultural Congress, Feb. 2, 1878.
5. News item of Governor J. F. Brown, regarding his attendance at a session of Seminole Council, May 5, 1887.
6. Letter of J. F. Brown, Chief of the Seminole Nation, to the editor of the Catholic Columbian regarding land allotments, June 16, 1887.
7. Editorial on J. F. Brown, as victim of a hold-up by "four highwaymen", November 17, 1893.
8. "Looted the Governor's Store," account of the hold-up by "four highwaymen," November 25, 1893.
9. Letter of J. F. Brown to Henry L. Dawes, warning of the evils which might result in the process of parceling lands, changing administration, etc., May 31, 1894.
10. News item on J. F. Brown on J. F. Brown and the meeting of the Seminole Nation, July 26, 1894.
11. News item on J. F. Brown and the reception of the Dawes Commission to the Seminole Nation, July 30, 1896.