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Samuel Johnson Crawford papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 31

Overview

Samuel J. Crawford was the third governor of Kansas. The papers in the collection concern negotiations for settlement of a land sale in Oklahoma Territory for the Cheyenne and Arapahoe. Crawford, along with Matt G. Reynolds of St. Louis, D. B. Dyer of Kansas City, and John D. Miles of Oklahoma, was an attorney employed to prosecute a suit for the land by the Cheyenne and Arapahoe tribes. The correspondence is primarily between the four attorneys concerning their actions on behalf of the Indians.

Dates

  • 1889 - 1892

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 box (5 folders (68 items))

Physical Location

RH MS 31
Title
Guide to the Samuel Johnson Crawford Collection
Subtitle
Samuel Johnson Crawford papers
Author
pg 1976; mg 2004
Date
2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid writtenin<language> English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/4709897636
Preferred citation
Samuel Johnson Crawford Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 31, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

Contact:
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