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Title Letter [manuscript]: Executive Dept., Choctaw Nation, Skullyville, [Indian Territory], to Hon. Henry A. Wise, 1858 Dec. 21
Author Walker, Tandy
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Dec. 21, 1858, letter from Tandy Walker to Henry A. Wise, governor of Virginia, formally acknowledging on behalf of the Choctaw Nation, the receipt of a book contributed in exchange for a volume of the laws of the Nation.
Names Wise, Henry Alexander (1806-1876)
Places Skullyville, Oklahoma, Virginia, United States
Keywords governor, law, literature, trade, government relations
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Additional Information Walker was a Choctaw Indian and operator in 1858 of the Skullyville station on the Butterfield overland mail route between St. Louis and San Francisco. That same year, Walker was apparently acting governor of the Choctaw Nation.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 3196
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue