Constitution and laws of the Cherokee Nation
|Creator||Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma|
|Contributor||Boudinot, W. P. (William P.)|
|Contributor||Ross, Daniel H. (Daniel Hicks)|
|Contributor||Scales, J. A. (Joseph A.)|
|Contributor||Ross, William P. (William Potter), 1820-1891|
|Former owner||Ross, Joshua, 1833-1922|
|Former owner||Eisenberg, Pablo|
|Printer||R. & T.A. Ennis|
|Title||Constitution and laws of the Cherokee Nation|
Seal of the Cherokee Nation on title page.
"The Revised code of laws as prepared by Messrs. Wm. P. Boudinot, D.H. Ross and J.A. Scales, commissioners, appointed under the provisions of an act. . . approved November 19th, 1873, and as amended by the joint committee of the National council."--p. .
"Proclamation...published and proclaimed as the Code of Laws in force in the Cherokee Nation, from and after the first day of November, 1875...[signed by] Will P. Ross, Principal Chief, dated at Fort Gibson, June 21st, 1875."--p. .
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections copy is in full light brown sheep; signed on both covers in ink by Joshua Ross, also signed on front free endpaper "Joshua Ross, Muskogee I.T., May 13, 1891" [Joshua Ross was the son of Andrew Ross and nephew of Chief John Ross]; pencil and red ink markings and brief notes in at least two hands, primarily in the Constitution, Chapter XII, and the Appendix; 1 leaf of notepaper with ms notes glued in on p. 249.
|Physical Description||284, v pages, 1 leaf ; 22 cm|
|Place of Manufacture||St. Louis (Mo.)|
|Subject||Constitutions – Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma|
|Subject||Law – Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma|
|Subject||Cherokee Indians – Legal status, laws, etc – Oklahoma|
|Part of||Younghee Kim-Wait (Class of 1982)/Pablo Eisenberg Collection of Native American Literature|
|Catalog Record||View this item in the library catalog|
|Repository||Amherst College Archives & Special Collections|
|Shelf Location||KF8228.C5 A5 1875|
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