University of Oklahoma Libraries Western History Collections
CHEROKEE NATION MANUSCRIPT COLLECTIONS
Hendricks, James R. (b. 18l7) Papers 1859-1902 1 foot
Judge. General and family correspondence (1865-1902); notebooks and journals (1862-1887); speeches (1866-1888); and legal documents (1859-1894) dealing with the Cherokee National Party, the Cherokee Nation Blind Asylum, pensions, and Cherokee Indian medicines.
Box 1: H- 30
1. Correspondence regarding medical remedies for various ailments, 1878-1886.
2. Miscellaneous correspondence and fragments of paper, some written in Cherokee, 1860s-1880s.
3. Death list, also includes lists of white intruders, those prohibited from voting, and a list of individuals put on trial, 1872-1874.
4. Journal regarding legal cases which Hendricks handled, 1884-1887.
5. Correspondence and a handbill regarding the Old Settlers, 1873-1890.
6. Memoirs written by Hendricks, describing Cherokee customs (pottery making, planting of gardens, etc.), and his opinions on various aspects of law, 1884.
7. General correspondence, 1866-1896.
8. Family correspondence, 1865-1902.
9. Speeches and speech fragments, 1866-1888.
Box 2: H- 31
10. Notebooks and a journal, including brief notes about cases heard, 1862-1887.
11. Estate settlements, including correspondence and legal documents, 1865-1887.
12. Accounts with Isaac & R. Ross, including receipts and invoices, 1868-1878.