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Friday, April 16, 2010

Index to Choctaw - Chickasaw Deeds and Allotments ( Choctaw Chickasaw Rolls )

Hastain, E. (Edward)
Self Published, Muskogee, 1908. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. First Edition. 3 volume set, that has been beautifully rebound in burgandy, gold lettering. Protected in Mylar. New end-papers added. First 2 volumes paginated, 3rd volume titled "Supplement to .". Vol. 1, A - J, 740 pp, Vol. 2 K - Z, 741 - 1440 pp. both volumes printed in 1908, Supplement printed in 1910 (731 pp). Listed in the 1st 2 vols. in overall one alphabetical order are Choctaw and Chickasaw by blood, Freedman ( A's and B's only ), Newborn and Citizens by intermarriage. Shown are allottee's name, roll on which name appears, roll number, legal description of the land[s], number of acres, homestead status, deed signature dates by chiefs , date approved by Sec. of Int. and date & time of day filed. The quantum of blood is not shown but can be interpreted by acres allotted. All the Freedmen allotments are homestead even if not shown. The supplement volume adds names for omitted Indians by Blood, additional deeds to persons listed in 1st 2 vols., Minor Indians by Blood , Mississippi Choctaws. No stamps or signatures. Hastain prepared and published 4 Indian Roll lists: 2 Creek, 1 Seminole and this set. Of Hastain's books this set is an outstanding rarity, only 5 sets have been located by us, 3 of which are not in public libraries or museums. There are no plat maps in this set, only text. Sold as a set only. Bookseller Inventory # 013936

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