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Investigation Of The Administration Of Indian Affairs In The State Of Oklahoma. Hearings Before A Subcommittee Of The Committee On Indian Affairs. House Of Representatives, Sixty-Eighth Congress, First Session, Pursuant To H. Res. 348, November 11 To December 12, 1924 Committee Of Indian Affairs

Investigation Of The Administration Of Indian Affairs In The State Of Oklahoma. Hearings Before A Subcommittee Of The Committee On Indian Affairs. House Of Representatives, Sixty-Eighth Congress, First Session, Pursuant To H. Res. 348, November 11 To December 12, 1924

Committee Of Indian Affairs

Original front wrapper only, bound into Library of Congress cloth binding. 500 pp. charts, tables. In 1924, three members of the Indian Rights Association published a circular entitled "Oklahoma's Poor Rich Indians" in which they alleged that there was corruption on a large scale on the part of the courts of Oklahoma in handling the estates of Indians in eastern Oklahoma. They reported that County Judges, guardians and attorneys had repeatedly literally robbed Indians of their estates, conspiring to commit a "legalized plunder" of various Indian estates. As a strong reaction to these accusations, a Sub-Committee of the Committee of Indian Affairs was formed to take testimony to cross-examine and challenge the validity of the accusation. Chairman Homer Snyder conducts an aggressive and defensive investigation of the accusations, and with the assistance of the state of Oklahoma's attorneys. A detailed and somewhat hostile examination of the alleged conspiracy of Oklahoma officials to deprive Indians of their lawful estates. Ex-Library copy from the Library of Congress with markings on spine and front endpapers, else a very good, clean copy.

Inventory Number: 43946

$375.00