Circular explaining the location of "half-breed" Dakota scrip, March 21, 1857.
Description This blank circular from the General Land Office explains how land will be divided among the "Dacotah or Sioux Half-breeds or Mixed-bloods" following the act approved by Congress on July 17, 1854.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: text
Place Subject: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Creation Author: Hendricks, Thomas Andrews
Subjects Sioux Indians
Dates Creation: Exactly 03/21/1857
Notes Forms part of Franklin Steele papers, 1839-1888.
Holding Type Manuscripts - Component - Item
Identifiers 001733671
More Info MHS Library Catalog

User Comments

  • Ron Roizen on March 14, 2018 02:43:46 PM

    Not sure what I'm registering for. I'd like to collect a copy of this circular. Is that possible? Thanks! Have been researching the connection between where I live -- Wallace, Idaho -- and Sioux half-breed scrip for some time. Thanks!

  • Photo and Art Database Admin on March 21, 2018 03:54:48 PM

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