Dawes Packets record example

    Dawes Packets

    Records: 56,634 · Complete: 100%

    NARA M1301. The Dawes Commission was appointed by President Cleveland to negotiate with five tribes. This series contains the original applications for tribal enrollments under the act of June 28, 1898, as well as supporting documents such as birth and death affidavits, marriage licenses, transcripts of testimony taken by the Commission, correspondence relating to the status of the application, and decisions and orders of the Dawes Commission.

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    Source Information

    "Applications for Enrollment of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914" database with images Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/publication/70/dawes-packets: accessed August 11, 2022)

    Publication Title
    Dawes Packets
    Total Records
    56,634 · Complete: 100%
    Content Source
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    Publication Number
    M1301
    Record Group
    75
    Published on Fold3
    07 Mar 2008
    Last Updated
    12 Nov 2011
    Description
    NARA M1301. The Dawes Commission negotiated with tribal members who received common property in return for abolishing their tribal governments.