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Buffington, Thomas M. (1855-1938) to Theodore Roosevelt re: urging sale of buildings to benefit Cherokee Indians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04612 Author/Creator: Buffington, Thomas M. (1855-1938) Place Written: Tahlequah, Indian Territory Type: Typed letter signed Date: 1902/08/14 Pagination: 1.5 p.

Summary of Content: Buffington writes the President to urge approval of an act to allow sale of buildings at Fort Gibson, owned by the Cherokee Nation, but occupied by various people.

People: Buffington, Thomas Mitchell, 1855-1938
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Cherokee IndianLand TransactionBuilding ConstructionPresidentGovernment and CivicsAmerican Indian HistoryFrontiers and ExplorationAmerican WestLawVice President

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