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Land allotment to Thomas K. Whitthorne. Indian Territory, August 17, 1904, under Act of Congress, 1902, approved by Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations to allot homesteads to each citizen of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations.
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, served as attorneys 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 two tribes.