Letters to D. B. Dyers

Collection Summary

Title: Letters to D. B. Dyers
Call Number: MS 86-20
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Unknown source
Processed by: LMM, 6-1986; JEF, 11-6-1997; MN, 10-2008
Restrictions: None

Literary Rights

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Content Note

This collection contains two letters to D. B. Dyers, an Indian agent and first mayor of Guthrie, Oklahoma. The letters are from Curtis and Burdett, a legal firm concerned with land cases and solicitations of claims. Dated April 13, 1882 and March 1921, the letters concern some land which rightfully belonged to the Native Americans, but the U.S. government wanted to purchase the land for its use.

Detailed Description: Box and Folder Listing

Box 1 FF 1 Correspondence between D. B. Dyers and law firm Curtis and Burdett, 1882 and 1921.