138. Two editorials on Porter and the signing of deeds, now Indians could sell their lands, save for the homestead, August 23, 1902. (2 articles)
139. Porter advocated statehood for Indian Territory, independent from Oklahoma, September 11, 1902. (2 articles)
140. Porter states that Indian Territory be given separate statehood, along with New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma when tribal government comes to an end in March 1906.
141. Editorial, Secretary of the Interior states that the intention of the Creek agreement was to prevent Indians losing their lands to speculator-types, September 12, 1902.
142. Editorial, Porter resists merging with Oklahoma for statehood, September 18, 1902.
143. Editorial, Porter urging the expulsion of speculators from Creek lands, September 19, 1902.
144. Editorial on Porter, on issuing deeds, July 19, 1902.
145. Editorial on Porter, movement by Republicans to make him first governor after statehood, September 20, 1902.
146. Editorial on Porter, his denunciation of land sharks and investment companies, September 21, 1902.
147. News item on Porter, calling of statehood meeting, September 21, 1902.
148. An Indian conference on statehood, September 25, 1902.
149. Editorial on Porter, on statehood, September 26, 1902.
150. Editorial on Porter, movement for statehood and his governorship, September 26, 1902.
151. Editorial on Porter, comment on his efforts to get statehood for Indian Territory, September 26, 1902.
152. News item on statehood movement for Indian Territory, October, 1902.
153. Interview with Porter, his views on statehood, October 2, 1902.
154. Porter failed on statehood movement for Indian Territory, tried again, October 2, 1902.
155. Porter resists statehood with Oklahoma, citing as cause the plight of the Indian in removal from the Southeast, October 10, 1902.