Oil lands in Indian territory and territory of Oklahoma.

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Petroleum industry and trade -- Indian Territory., Petroleum industry and trade -- Oklahoma., Natural gas -- Indian Territory., Natural gas -- Okla
LC ClassificationsHD242.5 .A3 1906, Microfilm 56518 HD
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Paginationvi, 3-84 p.
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Oil Lands in Indian Territory and Territory of Oklahoma. Hearings Before the Secretary of the Interior on Leasing of Oil Lands and Natural-Gas Wells May 8, 24, 25, and June 7 Paperback – Author: Department of the Interior.

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About a quarter of Oklahoma’s recent oil and gas wells and around 60 percent of its refinery capacity now lie within the territory of five tribes — Author: Dino Grandoni. indian territory illuminating oil company. The beginnings of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company (ITIO) date back to when Henry Foster, a Kansas banker, applied for an oil lease on the entire million-acre Osage Indian reservation (present Osage County, Oklahoma).

The Amazon Editors' Pick for the Best Book of In the s, the Osage found themselves in a unique position among Native Americans tribes. As other tribal lands were parceled out in an effort by the government to encourage dissolution and assimilation of both lands and culture, the Osage negotiated to maintain the mineral rights for their corner of Oklahoma, creating a kind of.

The 72 volumes of the Oklahoma Land Tract records, available in the microfilm collection of the Oklahoma History Center Research Library, offer information about homesteaders in Oklahoma Territory from to The tract books, arranged by township and range, include a physical description of the homestead, the amount of land, date and.

Oklahoma Tract Books, box 19 pt. Oil lands in Indian territory and territory of Oklahoma. book 2, includes Indian allotments in the far northeastern Indian Territory (microfilm) Forgotten Oklahoma Records: Cherokee Land Allotment Book by Fredrea Cook, (print) The Oklahoma Territory Census and the Oklahoma Census often indicate the township in which a person lived at the time of the census.

Surveyors’ Field Notes. Inthe internal format of Oklahoma, then the Indian Territory, began to take shape. Based on Thomas Jefferson’s standard United States public land survey system of townships, ranges, sections and quarter sections, an Initial Point was selected and a grid work of north-south and east-west lines was established.

The opening of the Indian lands in Oklahoma Territory was of great interest to people across the United States in the late s. The Indian's desire to keep the Territory for their exclusive use and occupation was complicated by the rapid growth of white population on its northern, eastern, and southern borders; and when the first railroad.

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Indian territory: compiled from the official records of the records of the General Land Office and This map contains extensive cultural detail relating to the reservations composing Indian Territory. It has also been annotated to illustrate the boundaries of the formation of Oklahoma Territory within the Indian Territory.

The nearly two million acres of land opened up to white settlement was located in Indian Territory, a large area that once encompassed much of modern-day Oklahoma.

Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the midst of Indian Territory, was first settled by Native Americans in when they were forcibly made to relocate along the infamous Trail of Creek, Seminole, Cherokee, Quapaw, Seneca, Shawnee, and other tribes were all made to surrender their lands east of the Mississippi River after the passage of the Indian Removal Act in   The Supreme Court said a huge swath of Oklahoma is Native American land for certain purposes, siding with a Creek Nation man who challenged his rape conviction by state : Tucker Higgins.

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that 3 million acres of eastern Oklahoma, including the state's second-largest city, is part of a reservation of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, effectively ending.

David Grann was already interested in writing a book about the serial murders of members of the Oklahoma-based Osage Indian tribe when he visited the Osage Nation Museum. On one wall was a. That case involved Patrick Murphy, a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation who is on death row for murder.

The court sought to establish whether land within the territorial boundaries of the Creek Nation in eastern Oklahoma, formerly known as Indian Territory, could still be considered an Indian.

Land loss for Native Americans is framed as a historic phenomenon, but for tribes in Oklahoma, it never stopped. Through allotment, the Cherokee Nation lost 74 percent of our treaty territory.

The Oklahoma Land Run of was the first land run into the Unassigned area that was opened to settlement included all or part of the Canadian, Cleveland, Kingfisher, Logan, Oklahoma, and Payne counties of the US state of Oklahoma.

The land run started at high noon on Apwith an estima people lined up for their piece of the available two million acres (8, Following the American Civil War (–65), pressure on the U.S.

government to open all Native American lands to emigrant settlement resulted in the sale of the Kansas reservation. The proceeds were used to purchase land for the Osage in Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma).

The discovery of oil on the Osage reservation in the late 19th century and an agreement with the U.S. government by. Oklahoma and Indian Territory, U.S., Indian Photos, This collection includes nearly photographs of Native Americans from various Oklahoma tribes.

All Wills, Probates, Land, Tax & Criminal in the Card Catalog. The history of Oklahoma refers to the history of the state of Oklahoma and the land that the state now occupies. Areas of Oklahoma east of its panhandle were acquired in the Louisiana Purchase ofwhile the Panhandle was not acquired until the U.S.

land acquisitions following the Mexican–American War. Most of Oklahoma was set aside as Indian Territory before the Civil War. On NovemIndian and Oklahoma territories were combined to form the state of Oklahoma. During the course of the day on June 8,Oklahoma City was struck by five different tornadoes.

Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 45th-most populous city in the United States. Tulsa was settled between and by the Lochapoka Band of Creek Native American tribe. For most of the 20th century, the city held the nickname "Oil Capital of the World" and played a major role as one of the most important hubs for the American oil industry.

Oklahoma Territory was an organized territory of the United States from May 2,until Novemwhen Oklahoma became the 46th state. It consisted of the western area of what is now the State of eastern area consisted of the last remnant of Indian Indian Territory, also known as The Indian Country, The Indian territory or the Indian territories, was land.

A question of whether Oklahoma can regulate oil and gas activities inside Indian Country is working its way through the Oklahoma Corporation Commission’s administrative judicial process.

The debate is part of continued judicial actions taken following the landmark 5-to-4 ruling made by the U.S. Supreme Court in McGirt v. Oklahoma. While the McGirt case evaluates reservations’ relationships.

When Indian territory integrated with Oklahoma territory to form the state of Oklahoma inhundreds of Black children referred to back then as “Creek Freedmen minors,” were each granted acres of land.

Rector's allotment was located in the middle of the Glenn Pool oil field and was initially valued at about $   If the lower court ruling stands, fully 43 percent of the state could ultimately become Indian territory – including, maybe, lucrative oil and gas lands.

Yet a ruling could affect far more than. Here in Oklahoma, we woke up a couple of weeks ago to learn that, according to the Supreme Court, half the state is still "Indian Territory," that the Five Tribes that were sent here from the.Papers of Thomas M.

Finney, Indian trader at Gray Horse, Osage Agency, Oklahoma Territory, and of Frank F. Finney, historian and employee of the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company, including correspondence () relating to T. M. Finney’s book Pioneer Days of the Osage Indians, West of ’96; historical materials () such.Rand, McNally & Co.'S Oklahoma And Indian Territory RAND, MCNALLY & CO., RAND, MCNALLY & CO.

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Included in Rand, McNally & Co's Indexed county and railroad map of Oklahoma and Indian Territory. 12 p. index. ca. CHICAGO: SOLD M Sectional Map of Oklahoma Traversed by the Midland Valley R.R.