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CHOCTAW NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Cole, Coleman Printed materials 1875-1879 .33 foot
Indian chief. Typescripts of correspondence (1875-1879) relating to Choctaw participation in the proposed Indian Union growing out of the Okmulgee Council; published speeches (1877-1878); Choctaw Tribal Council proceedings (1873-1878); accounts of Choctaw court cases (1877); and other papers (1875-1879) pertaining to the problem of intruders, tribal citizenship, and royalties from Choctaw coal lands, all during the period of Cole's tenure as principal chief, 1874-1878.
1 An act by Choctaw Council of October 24, 1873, warning that no one is to cut railway ties or other timber to ship outside the Choctaw Nation without authorization from Choctaw National Agency, March 27, 1875.
2 Letter of Tuskahoma to editors of The Vindicator regarding the need for schools, June 12, 1875.
3 Letter of Coleman Cole regarding Court of Claims, Choctaw Nation, July 3, 1875.
4 Letter of Coleman Cole to editor of The Vindicator, indicating that he would like the fence removed from around the executive mansion, September 4, 1875.
5 Proclamation of Coleman Cole to white persons claiming Choctaw citizenship, September 25, 1875.
6 Synopsis of Governor Coleman Cole's annual message to the Choctaw Council, October 13, 1875.
7 Special message of Coleman Cole to Choctaw Council regarding protest to the Caddo-Boudinot resolutions, November 10, 1875.
8 An act, authorizing the principal chief to appoint a national agent to sell timber, stone and stone coal to railways, November 17, 1875.
9 Marriage act, requiring whites desiring to marry Choctaw women to procure a license, November 17, 1875.