University of Oklahoma Libraries Western History Collections
CHOCTAW NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Boggs, Herbert Otho Papers 1830-1889 8 items
Collector. Photocopies of Choctaw Indian documents including an occupation permit (1889); a sales brochure (n.d.) from the Sacred Heart Abbey in Sacred Heart, Oklahoma; a letter (1845) from George Harkins describing the condition among the Choctaws since their removal from Mississippi to Indian Territory; and a letter (1874) from Peter Pitchlynn to his nephew W. B. Pitchlynn regarding Choctaw politics.
a) Two photocopies of occupation permits allowing persons to work in Tobucksey County, Choctaw Nation. January 2, 1888, and February 4, 1889.
b) Photocopy of a circular letter from the Sacred Heart Abbey, Sacred Heart, Oklahoma, selling O.S.B. Salve, n.d.
c) Photocopy of pages of a book where names of Choctaws involved in the Trail of Tears are listed, who were entitled to payments for property left behind. No date; circa 1830s.
d) Photocopy and brief history re: a letter written in 1845 by a nephew in the Indian Territory to an uncle who did not move to the new land. Copied and transcribed by H. O. Boggs.
e) Photocopy of a letter from Peter P. Pitchlynn, delegate to Washington for the Choctaw Nation, to his nephew Captain W. B. Pitchlynn.
f) Photocopy of a letter from George W. Harkin, Fort Towson, Indian Territory, to his uncle, June 17, 1845.