Wash. DC: 51st Congress, 1890. First Edition. Soft cover. Very Good+. Item #0711398
Disbound wrappers. 61pp. Senate Executive Document No. 72. 51st Congress, 1st Session. This document is a compilation of many reports, some long, some short, on conditions in Oklahoma after the Run of 1889. Reports are from a wide variety of military officers & some civilians & law officers. William L. Couch sent his "Proclamation" as "Temporary Mayer of the town of Oklahoma City." Reports are primarily from OKC & Guthrie, but also Norman, Kingfisher, and various other towns & camps. A superb early look at what happened around the time of the run & what had transpired in the months following. Fine condition with moderate browning to pages. Not brittle. Hargrett Gilcrease Imprints p294 ("important for its authoritative picture of early conditions").