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Collection Reference Number GLC07562.03.18
From Archive Folder Native American manuscripts regarding Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Indians 
Title Claim regarding horses, cows, and guns
Date 18 April 1842
Author Doublehead, Leaf (fl. 1838-1858)  
Document Type Legal document
Subjects American Indian History  Government and Civics  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Weaponry  
People Doublehead, Leaf (fl. 1838-1858)  
Place written Tahlequah, Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma
Theme Native Americans; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information This archive folder consists largely of correspondence and legal documents pertaining to Native Americans, particularly the Cherokee Nation. Topics include despoiled property (#9, 17, and 18); compensation (#6, 7, 8, and 21); the Treaty of 1805 (#11); and slaves (#2 and 3). Individuals who figure prominently into these papers include Return J. Meigs, A. (Andrew?) Jackson, John Riley, and Native Americans, such as Bird Doublehead, Leaf Doublehead, and Black Fox.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859