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    Document Signed for Services as Posse Member, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, 1874. To R. T. Brewer for 11 days' services as posse comitatus, from Sept. 2nd to Sept. 12th, 1874 both days inclusive, at $3.00 per day, for a total of $33. One-page document measuring 8.5" x 14". Reads, in part: "I R. T. Brewer of Fort Gibson in the Cherokee Nation and district aforesaid, being duly sworn, depose and say, that on the 20 day of Sept, 1874, I was employed under and by virtue of the third section of act of congress, of June 14, 1858, by Kidder Kidd, U. S. Deputy Marshal for said district, at Fort Smith Arks, etc. Signed by United States Marshall, J. F. Fagan". Scarce document from early Indian Territory.

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    Very-Fine, very small tears in folds.


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