Lot #75
William McKinley

McKinley approves payment for a "Coal and Asphalt Trustee of the Chickasaw Nation"
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Estimate: $400+

Description

McKinley approves payment for a "Coal and Asphalt Trustee of the Chickasaw Nation"

DS as president, four pages, 8.5 x 14.25, December 22, 1899. Typed copy of a fully executed act by the Chickasaw Nation legislature, entitled "An act providing and making appropriation for the expenses of the Coal and Asphalt Trustee of the Chickasaw Nation, and providing back pay for services for which no appropriation has been made, and creating a fund for future purposes." Signed on the first page in black ink by President William McKinley. In very good to fine condition, with some light staining to the left edge, heavier to the adjoined paper filing attachment. Based on the 1897 Atoka Agreement between the Chickasaw Nation tribe and the US government, the American president was required to approve legislation of this type.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #568 - Ended October 10, 2019





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