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Emory gave a brief account of what he had done be- fore setting out for Fort Wasihta. He returned to private life, and secured several patents for asphalt paving, later being in- volved in court suits to hold his interest and rights that had been appro- priated by others without his permission. It was perilous to make inquiries regarding our troops, and the only information obtainable of them was that they had gone westward, that pursuit up the Arkansas and from the direction of Texas was on foot, and that bridges had been burned and the streams were swollen from recent rains. I hope this will reach you safe and find you in good health. I am glad to hear that Miss Sarah is improving in health, and hope that she may be entirely restored in health and good looks. Burnet Camp Cooper Texas April 7tii 1860 My dear Father In my last letter to you, written at Fort Cobb, I told you that I would leave that Post in a few days for this place, to get a lot of pack mules. AVhen they got in it relieved the Comanches from the charge of Horse stealing and they all made friends, had a 'big dance' and went home. That is of no conciquence however, as the order is here : We must stay — For my own part I don 't care much : as I think the Indians we were going after are about as good as the people on the frontier; and I shall escape a great deal of hard riding, on the plains, in very hot weather, and many disagreeable things : and have but small chance of gaining any thing. Day-before-yesterday the Indians shot a Mexican who was out looking for some beeves ; and last night quite a number of horses were stolen from the Comanches quite near here. On June 12 Clark's party encountered a patrol headed by Lt. About a week ago the spys came in and said about 500 men had crossed Red River and were camped in the Mountains; the same day an other party of spies re- ported that about 100 men bad crossed the River and were coming up by an other road. Our prospect here is for a lazy sum- mer with little, or nothing, to do : but there is no telling what ma}' take place — • I am glad you met Mrs Lipscom when I saw her she spoke so affectionately of Mother that I shall always remember her. Joseph and Mary Clopper, and first cousin of William E. I hope to hear from you more regularly, as I shall be anxious in the warm weather My health is good and I trust yours is. 24 The Chronicles of Oklahoma to do for SO long: we will rid the Country of many a rascal if they do ; but they will not come. by the last mail : he gave me all the news of our Friends in & about Cincinnati : they are all well ; they have made great improvements in Cincinnati since I was there. He was Assistant Attorney General of the State of Okla- homa, Chairman of the State Industrial Commission, Attorney for the School Land Department, and served in various legal capaci- ties in the offices of three Governors of Oklahoma: Martin E. He could discuss with you knowingly many of the finer arts, music, history, literature, biographies, and always the current issues of the day. Judge Taylor in my honest judgment, never sought to practice for material gain alone. Collection of badges and buttons of various functions. The talk we send you, is after the manner of our forefathers. Albert Vesta Chesnut, Arnett Paul Clapper, Belva Bill Clark, Oklahoma City Notes and Documents 439 Mrs.

He resigned from Army on May 18, 1865, and the following year was appointed U. Consul General of Canada, holding this office until 1869. Lieutenant Avere U's Rid* 5 Headquarters ot the Army Washington, April 17, 1861 Lieut. The action of that State will not affect your movement. Secession troops were having a "general training" and target practice. I must close as I have some preperations to make for the march. The Caddos attacked them, killed four and took all the horses. It is the same old story, I suppose, and I do not put any confidence in it : as, I do not think, they can get men enough to feel confidence sufficient to show them- selves on this side of Red River. Mr Timmoiis comes out as Engineer for the Commission running the line between Texas and New Mexico. The hostile Indians are about us again : a short time ago six, out of a party of seven, were killed : Their trail was found quite near. After the order came about pro- tecting the Indians, and we had reports that the people were organizing to pay iis a visit, parties of Indians were kept out to watch the passes in the Wicliita Mountains and the crossings of Red River and give us timely notice of any persons coming into the Territory. I don't think there will be any force of Indians in Texas this summer : They will have their hands full : a few stealing parties may come down but nothing more. Johnson, was poorly equipped and "mismanaged from the first," that Governor Houston knew it was mismanaged and yet registered no serious complaint (The Texas Rangers, p. 134 Edward Nicholas Clopper (18-10-80), only son of . In 1857 he was Superintending Engineer for the construction of the Galveston Custom House, and in the period 1860-61 was Superintending Engineer for the building of the Galveston harbor fortifications. I do not place much, if any, reliance in them : it is possible that they may attempt something now, thinking that the greater part of the Troops and Indian men have gone on the Expedition ; if they come, they will find enough left to attend to their case. They abuse the Rangers now, and the Regulars : they are hard to please I wish those people would come here, as they have been promising 128 See Burnet's letter of May 9, 1859, above. On October 9, 1907, his residence was interrupted while he went to Holston Valley, Tennessee, where he married the girl of his choice. He is survived by his wife and his three sons; James Catton Tay- lor of San Antonio, Texas; Baxter Taylor, Jr., of Dallas, Texas; and Robert Love Taylor of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma together with seven grandchildren and one surviving sister Mrs. He served two terms as County Judge, and two terms as County Attorney of Atoka County, Okla- homa. His was an inquisitive mind, and throughout his life he was ardent in his quest of knowledge. Caldwell, Kansas Industrial Age, April 20, 1888; devoted to ' the opening of Oklahoma, Samuel Crocker and S. When you return our beads, send us some of yours, and a talk also, informing us of the proceedings of the council.

Moore Minutes 460 20 t HROl il CLES Spring, 1961 A'oluu R- XXXIX Number .1 Published Quarterly by the OKLAHOMA HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Organized hy Oldahuma Press Association, May 26, 1893.) OKLAHOMA HISTORICAL SOCIETY Officers GEORGE H. 1st Vice President BAXTER TAYLOR, 2nd Vice President* MRS. When arrived at the road a deep double trail made in the mvid of the previous evening disclosed the fact that a heavy body of mounted troops had moved westward. Riding to Colonel Emory, who was already mounted, I delivered the dispatches. It was made known to me that the enemy was concentrating upon and had taken possession of Fort Washita the previous evening, and that I should have found myself again in his hands but for tlie storm which had prevented me reaching that point the pre- vious night. He served as 2nd Lieut., 1st Dragoons (1845), 1st Lieut., 2nd Dragoons (1846), Capt., 1st Cavalry (1855); in Military Occupation of Texas and in the War with Mexico. In case it is the former I wish you would tell her that I have not received any answer to my letter. Soon after the notice came he came in from the hay camp with a load of hay in company with several others. During his early life he studied literature, penmanship, and history. He engaged in mining for gold and silver at Leadville, Colorado and during the bloody strike there he joined the Colorado National Guard and remained on duty throughout. It was to run twice weekly and troops were to be stationed at strategic points on the road.^ One of these military posts was the station at Cabin Creek.

SHIRK, President EMMA ESTILL-HARBOUR, President Emeritus DR. Following it about six miles we came upon the First U. In an ambulance I accompanied Colonel Emory's command to Fort Arbuckle, where we arrived May 3, and found Major Sacket, Captains Crittenden, Williams, and others who had been left with a small force in charge of the post when the main body went to Washita.^" The trains were loaded man, whose wife was a Chickasaw. Army (Retired) Lieutenant Averell's Ride 11 to their utmost capacity, and on the 4th of May the flag was lowered with military honors, Fort Arbuekle was abandoned, and we marched northward, conducted by the Indian guides Possum and Old Beaver. Troops from the Indian Territory The main body of troops from Port Arbuekle and two cojipanies from Port Cobb joined Colonel Emory on May 3, c.n the east side of the Washita River, about five miles east of Port Arbuekle. I hope your health is good: and trust to hear from you again soon. I went out to where they were unloading and arrested him ; he did not attempt to resist. Owens, Oklahoma City Brochure, pictures of Oklahoma City in 1905 Donor : Bertha M. D., Oklahoma City Body Guard at Bier of Abraham Lincoln Donor : Mrs. Helen Folsom, Ardmore, Oklahoma Exhibits : Alpha Gamma Fraternity Certificate of Alinton Telle, May 22, 1880 Calling Horn, black and white Calling Horn, engraved, 14 inches long Horn Spoon, black and white, 7 inches long Horn Spooon, carved, black and white Spoon, wooden, carved Horn, black 8 inches Hat Band, beaded Chickasaw Constitution Leading Men in Indian Territory New Testament in Choctaw, 1881 New Testament in Choctaw, 1913 Dr. In his teenage years he became interested in writing for The Winfield Courier. In 1897 he returned to Oklahoma Territory entering the Cheyenne- Arapahoe territory which had just been opened to set- tlement. Richards be- came active in building the new country. At the time of the arrival of Union troops at Cabin Creek in 1862, a thriving community already existed there.

Army: Sir : I have the lienor to report that, having returned to duty on the 16th of April from an unexpired sick leave, I re- ceived the fo Uowing order un April 17, viz : Headquarters of the Army, Washington, April 17, 18G1. Having asstimed a name and pur- pose suitable to the emergency, I experienced no great diffi- culty in passing safely through several inquisitions. The people accuse the Reserve Indians, as a matter of course : but, I think, it is all done by the wild Comanches and by white men. April 20th I860 My dear Father When I got back from Camp Cooper on the 17th I expected to find letters from you but was disappointed: Our last mail however brought me one dated March 23rd which relieved my anxiety. 22 The Chronicles of Oklahoma ' Antelope hills ' — had seen no Indians or any sign of them — they found water very scarce and bad. Haynes who became a Confederate Senator from the State of Tennessee, and whose renown as an orator still lives in the hearts of Tennesseans everywhere. Cooper's Report for the Battle of Round Mountain, appearing in this number of The Chronicles, pp. * * * * [The Winnebagoes Talk] The following talk together with a pipe and beads of assorted colors, was received by the Creeks, or Muscogees from the Chiefs of the Winne- bagoes, Chlppeways, Tahwas, and Menawallys: Brothers — Once before we sent you a talk, but have received no answer.

Averell, Mounted Riflemen, Washington City: Sir: You will, by order of the General-in-Chief, proceed at once to P^ort Arbuckle and deliver the accompanying letter to Lieut. I arrived at Saint Louis on the evening of the 19th, and left on the morning of the 20th by the first train to Rolla, Mo., where I arrived, 115 miles distant, at 5 in the afternoon. The unruly temper of the people and their manifest readiness to embrace any pretext for violence made it necessary for the safety of my dispatches and their successful delivery that my name and character should remain unknown. Burnet Letters 17 many no doubt : still they have been very much over rated. I have never seen the hour when I would not willingly lay down my life to save him, nor have I seen the dawn of the day when I would not lay down my life to destroy his party. Another famous relative and orator of great renown was Lan- don C. Fred Wenner, Guthrie The New State, descriptive statistic, map. This statement by Tukabahcheemicco is interesting for it refers to old Fort Arbuckle (built 1834) that is described in the article on Col. The talk and emblem (a stick full of eagle feathers and four strands of beads) was explained as coming from the Chippewas, Menominees, and Ottawas.

THE CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA The Oklahoma Historical Society Index to Volume XXXIX, 1961 OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA Contents THE CHRONICLES OF OKLAHOMA VOLUME XXXIX, 1961 CONTENTS Volume XXXIX, 1961 No. 3 The Oklahoma Historical Society in 1905 214 By William P. 13 The next day I was headed off by the same party on that road and pursued. 14 The Cherokee cabin spoken of was that of a Choctaw ( possibly Chick- asaw) as there was a Choctaw settlement in the region of present Arpelar, Pittsburg County, which was within the boundaries of the Choctaw Nation in 1861. Arbuekle region since this post was first established at old Camp Arbuekle near present Byars, Mc Clain County. Shirk, "The Site of Old Camp Arbuekle,'' The Chronicles of Oklahoma, Vol. Black Beaver knew well this trail to Fort Arbuekle from the time of its establishment west of the Washita in 1852 for he had served as guide to many L. Emory's column were out of Fort Washita.— Thoburn and Wright, op. AVe have no news since I last Avrote — have not heard from the Expedition. May he find a land where the soothing caress of the-mountain breeze, the lilting song of the mocking bird, and the restful murmurs of the rippling streams bring peace — peace, tranquil and sublime, where the bur- den of the years is lifted, so that he can enter Happy Valley once, again in the fullness of eternal youth, untroubled and unburden- ed, re-united with the faces and the friends that he has known, and to be joined in just a little while by those he left behind. For students of Okla- homa history, however, Cabin Creek looms large in the past.

Near the foot of Boston Mountain, on the southern side, the rumor was confirmed by the passengers of a coach from Fort Smith which we met, happily in a pitchy dark night, which prevented my recognition by some of the lady passengers, wives of army officers who might have known me. John Sedgwick led Column I, composed of Companies F, G, H, and K of the 1st Cavalry and Companies C 16 The Chronicles of Oklahoma They will be apt to give the Indians a warm time : as they will follow them into Mexico ; which has been their retreat hereto- fore. I hope when T get back to my Post to find letters from you and learn that you are quite well. I got back from Cooper with the Mules all safe ; but got a man shot by accident, he was not much hurt, but was very near receiving a fatal wound. Burnet Letters 21 know by what means this change has been wrought, but it is one greatly to be thanked, by those interested in the country. My dear Father I wish you would write often and give me the general and local news. June 30th I860 My dear Father Our last mail brought me your very welcome letter of June 5tb : as the two previous mails had failed to bring any word from you I was much relieved to hear that your health Mas good. I am very sorry to hear such au account of Emily and hope she will improve & that it may not be necessary to part with her. We have not heard from the Expedition since I last wrote &, I suppose, shall not hear again until they return. A week has passed since I last Avrote and nothing has taken place in that time worthy of notice. It can be safely said that in all of the galaxy of States there is none where a single family contribut- ed so much for so long in the formation and development of a sovereign state. Brock, Tonkawa, Civil Government in Oklahoma, Text Book for Schools, self as author; cloth. We have heard that about two years ago, a Council, like the present one, was held by the Cherokees, and which, we are sorry that we could not attend.

Second class mail privileges authorized at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Mc Clellan, Choctaw Agent, West 42 By Ben Collins Pickett The Comanche Bridge, 1843-1844 54 By Ralph A. Wright 19 Segregation in Public Schools of Oklahoma Territory 180 By Frank A. Abel, The American Indian as Slaveholder and Secessionist (Arthur H. 2 William Hempstead Emory a native of Maryland, graduated from the U. Military Academy on July 1, 1831, andl first served with the 4th Artil- lery, U. Realizing that I could make a trail faster than they could find it my course was taken directly across the mountains and my escape made good. Averell may have purchased the liglit-blue uniform overcoat at Walker's Station (14 miles west of Fort Smith). His band of Delaware was settled in the vicinity of the Wichita Agency, near Ft. From here Captain Sturgis Avith his cavalry troops and Lieutenant Averell turned back along the trail that they had just traveled, and met the pursuing forces a few miles from present Pauls Valley 22a Robert H. Leaving the present location of Davis on the east side of the Washita River, the route was north along the trail that led to old Camp Arbuekle, near present B)ars. Contracts were made to bring such stores as were left, and were worth transporting (chiefly clothing of soldiers and officer's baggage), but I understand the clothing has been seized. This Silver City Crossing was one of the points from which the "run" into the Oklahoma Country was made on April 22, 1889. In case an attack is made on the Indians our orders are plain : they must whip the [our] entire force or few will [re] cross Red River. Though he may or may not have accumulated greatly in material gains, he has bequeathed to all of us a library of memories having a value beyond description and which we would not part with for any price. ^ ^ ^ ^ Note — A letter was received from Major Lowry, second chief of the Cherokee Nation by the hands of W. Ross that the Cherokees had not received their invitation or official notice of the coimcil until the 28th of April, too late to notify their people to attend the appointed time, the First of May, but approving the object and joining heart and hand, wishing to nation peace and perpetual friendship with all the red race. Hancock* A person traveling in the "Lake Country" of northeastern Oklahoma could come across Cabin Creek and they would not be particularly impressed.