LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, transmitting, In response to a resolution ... relating to affairs at Guthrie and Oklahoma City, Ind. T. U S. Gov't, Secretary of War Senate Document.

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, transmitting, In response to a resolution ... relating to affairs at Guthrie and Oklahoma City, Ind. T.

51st Congress, 1st Session, Wash. D.C., Feb. 26, 1890, 1890. First Edition. Soft cover. Very Good+. Item #0711398

Disbound wrappers. 61pp. Senate Executive Document No. 72. 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").

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