[Caddo Indian documents, 1841-1856]

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Documents detailing some relations with the Caddo Indians. The first document is a certified copy stating that Jose Maria is Chief of the Anadacos and attests to his good conduct, signed by Jesse Stern, March 27, 1852. The second document certifies that the foregoing page is a true copy and translation. The third document, dated May 11, 1841, is the commission of Col. Coyote signed by Gen. Mariano Arista placing Coyote in charge of Caddo troops against the "ursurpers of Texas." The fourth document is dated September 26, 1853 by G.W. Hill, Special Agent for Texas Indians, appointing Ti-nah Chief … continued below

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Documents detailing some relations with the Caddo Indians. The first document is a certified copy stating that Jose Maria is Chief of the Anadacos and attests to his good conduct, signed by Jesse Stern, March 27, 1852. The second document certifies that the foregoing page is a true copy and translation. The third document, dated May 11, 1841, is the commission of Col. Coyote signed by Gen. Mariano Arista placing Coyote in charge of Caddo troops against the "ursurpers of Texas." The fourth document is dated September 26, 1853 by G.W. Hill, Special Agent for Texas Indians, appointing Ti-nah Chief of the Caddo. The fifth document, dated June 29, 1856, affirms the good conduct of Ti-nah.

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[Caddo Indian documents, 1841-1856], text, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41767/: accessed January 20, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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