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[Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer, May 11, 1879]

Description: Letter from Emma Davis to John C. Brewer including lines from a poem or song. The letter also discusses Emma visiting with John's parents.
Date: May 11, 1879
Creator: Davis, Emma
Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer

[Letter from George William Kendall to Eagan]

Description: Letter from George William Kendall to Eagan discussing Eagan's "giving up," and offers his help in whatever way he can to aid him. He also references a shipment of wool and a mutual friend named Field.
Date: 186u-08-15
Creator: Kendall, George William
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

Letter from Governor George W. Bush

Description: Letter congratulating First Baptist Church on its 130th Anniversary from Governor George W. Bush.
Date: April 3, 1997
Creator: Bush, George W.
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. M. Haworth, March 3, 1884]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to J. M. Haworth in Washington D.C., stating that Vore secured a copy of the Treaty between the Republic of Texas and the Cherokees and their associated bands. He also hopes Davidson will succeed in getting legislation through Congress to enable him to secure the Cherokees their rights.
Date: March 3, 1884
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, April 3, 1884]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to General J. W. Denver in Washington D.C. Vore states he will take all claims presented to him from Potawatomi, Caddo, Anadarko, Ioni, Penateka Comanche, Waco, Towaconie and Keechi.
Date: April 3, 1884
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, April 29, 1884]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to General J. W. Denver in Washington D.C. In matter of relations between Absentee Shawnee and Potawatomi Indians, their removal to Kansas on thirty-square mile tract in Indian Territory, and the Potawatomi to purchase 160 acres for each head of family and Shawnee to have theirs as a gift.
Date: April 29, 1884
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, April 1884]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to General J. W. Denver in Washington D.C., regarding claim of the Texas Cherokees and associated bands against the State of Texas, Cherokee driven from Texas in 1839 by the Lamar administration, background of claim.
Date: April 1884
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, January 8, 1883]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to General J. W. Denver in Washington D.C., regarding introducing an Act of Congress authorizing Texas Cherokees to sue the State of Texas, and the sale of Black Bob Shawnee's land in Kansas.
Date: January 8, 1883
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, January 24, 1883]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to General J. W. Denver in Washington D.C, regarding claims of absentee Shawnee Indians, 30 mile square tract on which Potawatomi and Shawnee Indians live.
Date: January 24, 1883
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, January 19th, 1883]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to General J. W. Denver in Washington D.C., regarding Denver acting with Gore as attorney for various tribes of Indians, affairs of Potawatomi Indians, and the sale of Osage lands in Kansas.
Date: January 19, 1883
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, July 24, 1882]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver in Washington D.C. in answer to Denver's letter of May 15 in regard to the Texas Cherokee claim, and mentions Chief Fields of the Texas Cherokees.
Date: July 24, 1882
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, November 16, 1882]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver in Washington D.C. in regards to Denver being willing to aid in prosecuting the claims of the Texas Cherokee and their associated bands, Absentee and Black Bob Shawnees requiring assistance in attending to some matters.
Date: November 16, 1882
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, November 16, 1882]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to General J. W. Denver in Washington D.C. regarding Potawatomi Indians contacting Vore about their land claims - spoilations and railway interests around Chicago and in Kansas. Vore has claims for losses of Shawnees amounting to $360,000, the Otoe Indians want their matters with the government handled, and the Osages have the largest interests.
Date: November 16, 1882
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from I. G. Vore to J. W. Denver, November 29, 1883]

Description: Letter from I. G. Vore to General J. W. Denver in Washington D.C., urging General Denver to try to have Congress pass an act to enable the Texas Cherokees to institute a suit in U.S. Court.
Date: November 29, 1883
Creator: Vore, I. G.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from J. W. Denver to Hiram Price, January 30, 1883]

Description: Letter from J. W. Denver in Washington D.C. to Hiram Price, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding condition of affairs in part of Indian Territory occupied by Potawatomi and absentee Shawnee Indians.
Date: January 30, 1883
Creator: Denver, J. W.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis, April 23, 1879]

Description: Letter from John C. Brewer to Emma Davis discussing an "April Fool" Emma played on John, mutual acquaintances, and the death of Mr. Adams.
Date: April 23, 1879
Creator: Brewer, John C.
Partner: Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer