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Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896 Liabilities of Choctaw Indians to Individuals

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03776.14 Author/Creator: Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896 Place Written: [Washington] Type: Pamphlet Date: 23 December 1874 Pagination: 29p ; 22.5 x 14.5 cm.

Summary of Content: 43rd Congress 2nd Session Ex. Doc. No. 47 House of Representatives

Background Information:

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Calhoun, John Caldwell, 1782-1850

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Government and CivicsAmerican Indian HistoryCongressAmerican WestWartime Pillaging and Destruction

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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