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Dawes Application


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The Application is Delivered to the Cherokee Nation


The Application is Denied
This information was located at the following URL (27 Aug 2003). http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thomas1560&id=I7145
And was posted by Don Martin Thomas donmthomas@hotmail.com

The source Don quoted was: - Source - National Archives And Records Administraton, National Archives - Fort Worth Branch, P.O. Box 6216, 501 W. Felix St., Bldg., 1, Fort Worth, Texas 76115

(Indian Territory Northern District)

I Warren Leman do solemnly swear that I did on this 8th day of September 1896 deliver to Hon. S. H. Mayes, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation at his office in the town of Tahlequah Cherokee Nation the copies of the within application for citizenship of Emeline Jackson and all the affidavits hereto attached in support of said application Warren Leman Subscribed and sworn to before me this Sept., 8th 1896 S.S. Bagly Notary Public.
This information was located at the following URL (27 Aug 2003). http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=thomas1560&id=I7145
And was posted by Don Martin Thomas donmthomas@hotmail.com

The source Don quoted was: - Source - National Archives And Records Administraton, National Archives - Fort Worth Branch, P.O. Box 6216, 501 W. Felix St., Bldg., 1, Fort Worth, Texas 76115

Before the Honorables, Henry L. Dawes, Frank C. Armstrong, A. S. McKennon, T. B. Cabaniss and A. B. Montgomery, Commissioners. In the Matter of application of Emiline Jackson, Lavina Victoria Dunnigan, Mary L. E. Moody, Sarah Frances Leamon, M. F. Slover, Sanders Slover, Flora A. M. Slover, Thomas Sanders Slover, Calvin W. Slover, J. S. Slover, W. A. Slover, Mary J. Patching, J. S. Slover, W. J. Slover, C. W. Slover, for citizenship in the Cherokee Nation. Your respondent, S. H. Mayes, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, comes now and demurs the said application, and for the grounds thereof says: Respondent now waiving his aforesaid demmurrer, but insisting upon the same for answer to said application, says that Nancy Chote (nee Titsworth) through whom the petitioners claim to derive their right to citizenship in the Cherokee Nation, is not now, and has been a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, since the removal of said Nation, west to the Indian Territory as at present located and defined; ... Having fully answered, your respondent asks to be hence dismissed. S. H. Mayes, Principal Chief Cherokee Nation. By Hutchings, Hastings & Boudinot., Attorneys. John L. Adair, Executive Secretary, Cherokee Nation, having been first duly sworn, states that the matters contained in the foregoing answer are true, to the best of his knowledge and belief. John L. Adair. Subscribed and sworn to before me this, the 22 day of Sept., 1896. D. J. Ball Notary Public.