Choctaw Indians -- Mississippi.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of a single letter written by Cyrus Byington, a Christian missionary, on December 20, 1821 from the Choctaw Nation.
In a September 24, 1881, letter to Mr. Berlie in Pennsylvania, historian H. S. Halbert writes about his ethnographic and archaeological work among the Choctaw Indians in Neshoba County, MS. He speaks of attending a ball play, overcoming the suspiciousness of the chief and members of the tribe, and finding difficulties in locating antiquities.
This collection consists of one letter from Timothy Pickering, Secretary of War, to Samuel Hodgdoin, Commissioner of Military stores. The letter is dated July 17, 1795.