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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1904, Part II
([1904])

Contents,   pp. III-V ff. PDF (1.0 MB)


Page III

CONTENTS. 
Page. 
Report of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes.. .   .   .   .   .
  .   ..------------------------------------1 
Personnel of the  Commission2............................................................
2 
Appropriation for the prosecution of the work of the Commission during the
fiscal year 1905.  3 
Date at which the Commission shall cease to exist-----------------------------------
3 
Work performed and obstacles encountered and overcome by the Commission,
r~sum6 of.--    4 
Legislation pertaining to the government of the Commission.........-.......................
 6 
Enrollment of citizens of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek, and Seminole
nations.  7 
Applications for enrollment as citizens or freedmen of the Choctaw and Chickasaw
nations.  7 
Choctaw and Chickasaw citizenship court, creation of, and decisions rendered
by the ------  8 
Applicants for enrollment as Choctaw freedmen......------------------------------
      13....... 13 
Applicants for enrollment as Chickasaw freedmen...................................-------
14 
Applicants for identification as Mississippi Choctaws------...................................
14 
Applications for enrollment as citizens or freedmen of the Creek Nation.
. ..------------------16 
Data furnished the Indian agent at the Union Agency---------------     ----------------18
Births and deaths affecting enrollment cases-------------------------.......
................  19 
Applications for enrollment as citizens or freedmen of the Cherokee Nation..............M..
20 
Town sites, establishment of, on the recommendations of the Commission-----.------------23
Lands for town-site purposes, regulations governing.........................................23
Towns in the Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek nations established under the
act of March 3, 
1903-----     -   --........--.......................--------------------------25
Allotment of land by the Commission, difficulties encountered in view of
the incongruity 
of the laws governing-...................... ..-------------------------...
        -26 
Seminole Nation, allotment of land in the...-........--------------------------------------
26 
Creek Nation, allotment of land in the........................................................
27 
Cherokee Nation, allotment of land in the....--------------- - --............................
. - 28 
Choctaw Nation, allotment of land in the.....--.............................................
41 
Chickasaw Nation, allotment of land in the........-................m..........................
42 
Preparation of patents.....--.............................................---------------------
43 
Allotment contest work of the Commission............................M..................--.
44 
Creek Nation, allotment contest work in the, instituted, disposed of, and
pending.........-44 
Cherokee Nation, allotment contest work in the, instituted, disposed of,
and pending ......  49 
Choctaw Nation, allotment contest work in the, instituted, disposed of, and
pending -------. 49 
Chickasaw Nation, allotment contest work in the, instituted, disposed of,
and pending ....  49 
Appendix 1.-Map of the Indian Territory.......................................----.......
198 
2.-Map showing unsold lands in the Seminole Nation............................198
3.-Map showing status of allotment work in the Creek Nation............w.......198
4.-Map showing status of allotment work in the Cherokee Nation...........M....198
5.-Map showing status of allotment work in the Choctaw Nation----------.----198
6.-Map showing estimated pine forests in the Choctaw Nation.............-----
198 
7.-Map showing status of allotment work in the Chickasaw Nation .........---
 198 
8.-Form of Cherokee homestead deed------------------------------------46
9.-Form of Cherokee allotment deed.----------------4.............................
46 
10.-Form of Choctaw and Chickasaw homestead deed.4...........................
 147 
11.-Form of Choctaw and Chickasaw allotment deed..     .    ..---------------------
49 
12.-Form of Choctaw and Chickasaw freedmen deed..     .   ..--------------
 .----------- 50 
13.-Statement of disbursements for the fiscal year---------------------------52
Report of the Indian Inspector for the Indian Territory-------------------------199
Population of the Indian Territory-------------.........................................
201 
Resources of the Indian Territory---------------........................................
201 
Government and general conditions existing in the Indian Territory--------------------...
202 
Previous conditions and recent legislation...................................
         203 
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