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Re: Say What? Stidham Roll of Creek Self Emigrants

Hensci Eli,
I have a copy of John Jefferson's application for allotment. It reads as follows.

Dept of the Interior
Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes
Muskogee, I.T. July 3, 1901
Muskogee Land Office

IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION of John Jefferson, to take allotments of land for himself and his wife, Linda Jefferson, in the Creek Nation, accompanied by a proper description of the lands applied for and a certificate showing that they have been listed for enrollment as citizens fo the said Nation.

John Jefferson, being duly sworn by John G. Leiber, a notary public, testifies as follows:

Q: What is your name? A: John Jefferson
Q: Are you a citizen of the Muskogee Nation? A: Yes sir.
Q: What town do you belong to? A: Tuskegee.
Q: How long have you lifed in the Creek Nation? A: All my life.
Q: Have you been outside of the territory in the last 4 years?

A: No sir.
Q: Are you married? A: Yes sir.
Q: Is your wife a citizen of the Muskogee Nation? A: Yes sir.
Q: What town does she belong to? A: Canadian.
Q: How long has she lived in the Creek Nation? A: All her life.
Q: Has she been outside of the territory in the last 4 years?

A: No sire.
Q: Are yours and your wife's names on the Dunn Roll? A: Yes sir.

So cousin which document should I believe?
Mvto
Grant

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