Title

Black Fox bounty land claim, 1851

Creator

Date Original

1851

Description

This collection contains a bounty land claim for Crawford County.

Biographical/Historical Note

Black Fox, a Cherokee Indian who fought as a private in the Creek War of 1813-1814, was a resident of Skin Bayou district. Since 1851, Skin Bayou district became known as Sequoyah County. Sequoyah County was part of a purchase made in 1816 by Major William Lewis Lovely an Indian agent for Arkansas in 1813. This purchase was from the Osage Natives for Cherokees Natives who had come west before the Indian Removal of 1830.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Crawford County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.002.007

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Black Fox bounty land claim, SMC.002.007

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Black Fox bounty land claim, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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