Armstrong Roll

Armstrong Roll of Choctaw, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. 1831. Document 512, Correspondence on the Subject of the Emigration of Indians between the 30th November, 1831 and 27th December, 1833 With Abstracts of Expenditures by Disbursing Agents, in the Removal and Subsistence of Indians. Furnished in answer to a resolution of the Senate of 27th December, 1833, by the Commissary General of Subsistence., Vol. III, printed in Washington by Duff Green, 1835.

Letter Thomas D. Wooldridge – October 10, 1833

Mississippi, Lowndes County, October 10, 1833. DEAR SIR: I am requested to write you as agent for John McGilry and Taner McGilbry, who have taken citizenship as Choctaws under the provisions of the treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creekk agreeable to the fourteenth article of said treaty. Application was made through me to Mr. Dowsing, who …

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Letter from Greenwood Leflore – February 18, 1834

WASHINGTON CITY, February 18, 1834. SIR: The undersigned respectfully represents, that in many instances complaints have been made of the course pursued by the present locating agent of the Choctaws, granted to them by the treaty of Dancing Rabbit creek, and particularly with regard to the 14th article, the 19th article, and the supplement treaty. …

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Letter from Department of War, 31 March 1834

DEPARTMENT OF WAR, Office Indian Affairs, 31 March 1834. SIR: Colonel Greenwood Leflore represents, in a letter to the Secretary of: War, (a copy of which is herewith enclosed,) that, in several cases therein specified, errors have been committed, and consequent injustice done by the locating agent in his location of the Choctaw reservations under …

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Instructions for those making Claims under the treaty of Dancing Rabbit creek

To those who claim reservations under the treaty of Dancing Rabbit creek: By a communication from the War Department, under date of July 23d, which was not received until the 5th of August last, I learned that I was appointed to make the selections and locations of the reservations of lands granted to the Choctaws …

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English Names from Greenwood Leflore District

With the passage by the U.S. Congress of the Indian Removal Act that same year, the legal mechanisms were put in place for President Andrew Jackson to negotiate with Indian groups for their deportation. The Choctaws, Mississippi’s largest Indian group, were the first southeastern Indians to accept removal with the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek …

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Choctaws Who Served in 1794

Choctaws who served a campaign under General Anthony Wayne in 1794 Mungoohemeter In Leflore’s district Ishlomakahacho Mushulatubbee’s district Atokoli Mushulatubbee’s district Tishlerwelblue Mushulatubbee’s district Achuckmatibi Mushulatubbee’s district Tishumiko Mushulatubbee’s district Hikatibi Mushulatubbee’s district Shikopoomma Mushulatubbee’s district Hepoe Mushulatubbee’s district Pashitunabi Mushulatubbee’s district Pashistubi Mushulatubbee’s district Hollabbee Mushulatubbee’s district Shophanchobi Mushulatubbee’s district Yakkaya Mushulatubbee’s district Jishkeatoka …

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Choctaw orphan children, and their parents, in Nitachacha’s district.

Register of the names of Choctaw orphan children, and their parents, as far as can be ascertained, which are to be provided for by a provision in the Choctaw treaty of 1830, in Nittachachi’s district. No. Name of Orphans Sex Name of Parents Gen. Remarks 1 Wascomme male Ponchemastubbee . 2 Achecautubbee male Pochehokete . …

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Choctaw orphan children, and their parents, in Leflore’s district.

Register of the names of Choctaw orphan children, and their parents, as far as can be ascertained, which are to be provided for by a provision in the Choctaw treaty of 1830, in Leflore’s district.* No. Names of orphans. Sex. Names of parents Remarks. 1 Phelemoontubbee Male Cannautubbee . 2 Timohoka Female Yenonlahonah . 3 …

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Choctaw orphan Children and their parents, in the Mingo Mushulatubbe’s District

Register of the names of Choctaw orphan Children and their parents, as far as can be ascertained, which are to be provided for by a provision of the Choctaw treaty of 1830 in the Mushulatubbee’s District No. Orphans Mame Sex Parents Name Remarks 1 Tishu male Sashtubbee  . 2 Shahoye female Ahoye (wife)  . 3 …

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Captains entitled to the additional half section, Mushulatubbe’s district

MUSHULATUBBE A list of the Captains entitled to the additional half section, under the nineteenth article of the treaty, in Mushulatubbe’s district Names. Number of acres cultivated Entitled as Captains Total number of Acres Holabe 14 320 480 Adam Fulsom 20 320 640 Joseph Kincade 22 320 640 Suba, or Horse 9 320 320 Talking …

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Captains entitled to the additional half section, Leflore District

English names listed on the 1831 “list of claims allowed under the treaty in Greenwood Leflore district”. These are “persons that have relinquished their land. Laflore District A list of the Captains entitled to the additional half section under the nineteenth article of treaty. No    Names Number of Acres Cultivated Entitled as Captains Total number …

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