16. A resolution of the Choctaw Council protesting against the act of Congress approved April
26, 1906, conferring upon the Choctaw and Chickasaw freedmen a preference right to
purchase additional lands at the allotment appraisement values. Passed and approved
October 6, 1910.
17. A memorial of the Choctaw people asking for the sale of the Unallotted lands of the
Choctaw and Chickasaws in accordance with the supplementary agreement and petitioning
the Congress of the U.S. to provide for the distribution of the funds arising therefrom
immediately upon sale thereof. Passed Senate October 15, 1910. Passed House and
approved October 6, 1910.
1. Letter of James Thompson to Allen Wright, August 18, 1868; regarding disputed election
involving Edmond McCurtain as judge of San Bois County.
2. Cherokee Advocate June 27, 1874; editorial on Senate Bill regarding granting of citizenship
to freemen and their participation in per capita payments.
3. Star-Vindicator January 27, 1877; general article regarding growth of McAlester and
economic conditions of the Choctaw area.
4. Star-Vindicator February 17, 1877; Choctaw claim against U.S. for 3,000,000 dollars by
Albert Pike (lawyer)
5. Star-Vindicator April 28, 1877; regarding survey of boundary line between Choctaw Nation
6. Star-Vindicator June 16, 1877; regarding survey of boundary line between Choctaw Nation
7. Star-Vindicator September 1, 1877; copy of letter from S.W. Marston Indian Agent to
James J. McAlester, August 28, 1877 regarding an order concerning tribal citizenship for
8. Star-Vindicator September 1, 1877; letter of T.R. Madden regarding the hiring of teachers
for Choctaw schools (qualifications, testing, etc.).
9. Star-Vindicator September 15, 1877; editorial on taxes in the Choctaw and Chickasaw
10. Star-Vindicator January 12, 1878; notice of T.R. Madden regarding the revocation of his
11. Star-Vindicator Nov. 23, 1878; humorous story regarding preachers and drunkenness.