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Legal, land and legislative papers, 1874-1878

 File — Box: 25
Identifier: HC.PhY.838.05.025 (1250/AA44)

Scope and Contents


- letter [copy?] from Samuel D. Haines to Joseph Elkinton giving his opinion on the rights of Seneca people to their lands, ca. 1875 - typed version of the above titled "Chas. E. Mix's statement of the claim of the New York Indians to land in Kansas, copied on the typewriter by J.W. Bain", 7/5/1877 - "Copy of the Act as passed by the Senate and House to authorise the Cattaraugus and Allegheny Indians in New York to lease lands and confirm leases...", 1873 - "Minutes of proceedings (so far as interpreted) of a Council with the Seneca Indians 10 mo. 24, 1873. Council called at request of members of Indian Committee to present a form of memorial to Congress, and accompanying bill, designed to remove existing difficulties of the Seneca Nation" - "Schedule of Indian Reservations in the United States, about 1874" - "County of Cattaraugus, State of New York, the Seneca Nation of Indians and the United States of America Treaty", 1874 - "A brief statement of the rights of the Seneca Indians in the State of New York,..." [3 copies, see 1872 version above], 1877 - Printed legislation, 1872-1878 - Papers concerned with the rights of the Corn Planter people to vote (includes correspondence with D. Sherman, Indian Agent), 1877


  • Creation: 1874-1878

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Physical Location

Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections

Materials Specific Details

Affiliation: Orthodox

Physical Facet

1 folder

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