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CHOCTAW NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Redwine, Wilburn Nash (b. 1862) Papers 1898-1943 16 feet
Attorney. Correspondence (1898-1943) regarding Redwine's legal practice in Spiro, Oklahoma; legal case files (1898-1943) in which Redwine was involved; published legal briefs (n.d.); expense ledgers (1904-1917) in which Redwine recorded the nature of cases and the fees charged; and political posters and leaflets (1910, 1924) published during Redwine's campaigns for election to the state senate and supreme court. The expense ledgers, prior to November, 1907, reflect legal services provided for a number of Choctaw Indian families experiencing difficulty receiving or claiming allotments.
Boxes 1 - 22 contain general correspondence relating primarily to Mr. Redwine's legal practice. This file is inclusive of the years 1898-1930, excluding the year 1912 and containing only fragments of 1907-08, and 1927-1930. Legal subjects covered include Indian enrollments, allotments and citizenship, property disputes involving coal companies and gas concerns, pardons and paroles, questions involving military service, heirship, etc.. This file contains much correspondence with Senator Thomas P. Gore, Governor J. C. Walton, and other politicians.
General Correspondence 1898-1905
1-1 A-B 1898-1901
1-2 C 1898-1901
1-3 D-G 1898-1901
1-4 H-J 1898-1902
1-5 K-M 1998-1901
1-6 N-P 1898-1901
1-7 R-S 1898-1905