3 edition of Cherokee neutral lands of Kansas. (To accompany bill H.R. no. 1074.). found in the catalog.
Cherokee neutral lands of Kansas. (To accompany bill H.R. no. 1074.).
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs
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Not to be confused with Cherokee, Kansas. Cherokee County, Kansas County Cherokee County Tri-State Marker Location in the U.S. Kansas ones note that a delegation of Cherokee from the Cherokee Nation is to visit Washington this winter (_) for the purpose of receding the neutral and other lands in Kansas territory to the United States Government."Petitioners request that five forties making two hundred acres of land to be given to each actual settler.
Title. Settlers upon Cherokee neutral lands. Memorial of the Legislature of the State of Kansas, requesting Congress to pass such laws as may be necessary to fully protect the rights of bona fide settlers upon the Cherokee neutral lands in Kansas, under the homestead and preemption laws, and the right of the State to the 16th and 36 sections for the support of common schools. The Cherokee Strip of Kansas, in the United States, was a disputed strip of land on the southern border of Kansas.. History. In the Osage Nation was given a reservation in eastern Indian territory in what is now Kansas. In the Treaty of New Echota, , the northern border of the Cherokee Nation's land was set as the southern border of the Osage lands.
Land Plat book for Cherokee County - image of plat book Land Patent Search - index to federal patents and homesteads on the Bureau of Land Management website, some images available - U.S. General Land Office Records, at Ancestry - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website. During the late s and Indian Removal, the Cherokee people were among the Five Civilized Tribes forced out of the Southeast United States to west of the Mississippi River. This area was defined by the United States as part of their Cherokee Neutral Lands. A trading post was established at the springs.
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The tract once known as the Cherokee Neutral Land -- originally the Osage Neutral Land-- was situated in the southeast corner of Kansas, comprising all of present day Cherokee County, nearly all of Crawford County, and a strip about six miles wide across the southern part of Bourbon County.
The tract, some 50 miles long and 25 miles wide, formed the eastern boundary line separating Kansas. KANSAS COLLECTION BOOKS. William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas.
CHEROKEE COUNTY, Part 2. THE CHEROKEE NEUTRAL LANDS. Previous tothe land now embraced in Cherokee and Crawford Countiesbelonged to the Osage Indians. During that year a treaty was made between theOsages and the United States Government, by the terms of which a strip fiftymiles north.
A decision in reference to the rights of the settlers on the Cherokee neutral lands in Kansas has just been Cherokee neutral lands of Kansas. book by Hon. COX, Secretary of the Interior, which settles the vexed question. The Cherokee Neutral Lands.
The Neutral Lands was an area in southeast Kansas that was originally set aside as a buffer between Missouri and Osage Indian territory after the Osages were removed from Missouri to Kansas under the terms of an treaty.
The area; comprising present-day Cherokee County, Crawford County, and a strip of southern Bourbon County; was ceded to the.
Report of the House committee appointed to visit the Cherokee neutral lands, Contributor Names Kansas. Legislature. House of representatives. Select committee on Cherokee neutral lands.
Created / Published Topeka, Kan.: S.S. Prouty, public printer, Subject Headings. Besides the Outlet, which contained about seven million acres directly west of their lands, the tribe also claimed the Neutral Lands in southeastern Kansas plus the area properly known as the Cherokee Strip along the southern border of Kansas.
The Cherokees lost the Neutral Lands and the original Cherokee Strip with the Reconstruction. First named McGee infor E.
McGee of Missouri, who was a member of the Territorial Legislature, the county was renamed Cherokee in from the fact that a large portion of the "Cherokee neutral lands," reservation of that tribe of Indians, was included in the geographical area of the county.
Cherokee Neutral Land Records beginning inIndexed Federal & Kansas State Census for Cherokee Co. (Indexed - through ) Cherokee County Plat Ownership Maps:, Indexed Newspapers on. ittle has been written about the Cherokees of Kansas and their settlement of the Cherokee Neutral Lands and Chetopa, Kansas, area.
Contrary to the reports of some historians, a viable population of Cherokees lived on the Neutral Lands and other tribal members lived in the Chetopa area.
The land south of Bourbon County (now Crawford and Cherokee Counties in Kansas) was known as the Cherokee Neutral Lands. This land was originally established as a buffer zone, free of settlement, between the Osage Indians and the state of Missouri.
Crawford County lies within the tract known as the "Cherokee Neutral Lands," a history of which is given in connection with Cherokee County. White men began to settle on the lands about the yearHarden Matthews settling in Sherman Township in that year.
Quite a number of white men. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features History of Cherokee County, Kansas and Representative Citizens acres Baxter Springs born building Cherokee County Cherokee Neutral Lands Church citizens coal Colum Columbus Company Coun county clerk county commissioner county seat Court.
Named for the Cherokee Indian tribe, who by a treaty signed in held the 'Cherokee Neutral Lands,' a strip 50 miles north to south and 25 miles across, comprising all of Cherokee, most of Crawford, and a slice of Bourbon County. Inanother treaty ceded the Neutral Lands to the United States.
Cities & Townships. Cherokee neutral lands. Resolution of the Legislature of Kansas, praying the passage of Senate bill no.giving right of pre-emption to settlers on the Cherokee neutral lands in Kansas by United States.
Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands,[s.n.] edition, Electronic resource in English. Inthe U.S. Government entered into another treaty with the Cherokee Indians that ceded their Neutral Land in Kansas and moved them to Indian Territory. That same year, in August, the county began to be officially organized, with the governor appointing temporary county commissioners and officers and placing the temporary county seat at.
Kansas oners note that a delegation of Cherokee from the Cherokee Nation is to visit Washington this winter (_) for the purpose of receding the neutral and other lands in Kansas territory to the United States Government."Petitioners request that five forties making two hundred acres of land to be given to each actual.
Kansas" book by William G. Cutler (published in by A.T. Andreas); plusthe History of Cherokee County, Kansas and Representative Citizens, edited and compiled by Nathaniel Thompson Allison and published by Biographical Publishing Company, An important resource for the study.
Plat book, Cherokee County, Kansas This atlas, compiled from county records and actual surveys, contains maps of each Cherokee County township with the names of landowners.
It has a patrons' directory and plats of towns. A large fold out plat of Empire City and Galena is included and is also available as unit The land designated as the Cherokee reservation was known as the Cherokee Neutral Tract.
Its use and ownership was later disputed by European American settlers and railroad promoters who struggled to attain the land by any means possible.
Through a treaty, the Cherokees ceded the land. However, because of the fertile land in Kansas and Nebraska, both states were re-designated as territories in and the region opened to white settlement. At that point, the vast majority of Kansas Indians, including many of the tribes originally native to the area, were forced to go through a second removal to Oklahoma in the late 19th.
This contemplated election not being held, the boundary between Cherokee and Labette Counties has not been settled, but supposing it to be the west line of the Cherokee Neutral Lands, the area of the county is about square miles, oracres.
The general surface of the county is gently undulating prairie.Under objections that much Cherokee land would thus be swallowed, the Kansas boundary instead was moved northward in to 37˚ N.
This left, between 36˚30´ N and 37˚ N, a rectangle of federal public land west of the Cherokee Outlet, north of the Texas Panhandle, east of New Mexico Territory, and south of Kansas and (after ) Colorado.This part of Kansas was included at the time in the Cherokee Neutral Lands, and the county was named after this tribe.
Inthe US organized the Kansas Territory. Settlers began to move into the territory, with violence breaking out between supporters of slavery and those who wanted to abolish it.