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Fannie Nadeau to Ida M. Ferris

Fannie Nadeau to Ida M. Ferris
Creator: Nadeau, Fannie
Date: June 09, 1910
In this letter to Ida M. Ferris, Fannie Nadeau addresses various elements of Sac and Fox history. Nadeau explains that she cannot tell Ferris much about the Pawnee War because their were not any veterans of the conflict living at the Sac and Fox Agency near Stroud, Oklahoma. In addition, Nadeau explains that she may get more information from the Sac and Fox members living in Iowa.


Fannie W. Nadeau to George W. Martin

Fannie W. Nadeau to George W. Martin
Creator: Nadeau, Fannie
Date: June 27, 1910
In this brief letter to George W. Martin, Secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, Fannie Nadeau provides answers for 11 questions sent to her by Ida M. Ferris. The typed document contains the 11 questions composed by Ida Ferris, and the handwritten letter contains Nadeau's answers to those same questions.


Fannie W. Nadeau to George W. Martin

Fannie W. Nadeau to George W. Martin
Creator: Nadeau, Fannie
Date: June 18, 1910
In this postcard note to George W. Martin of the Kansas State Historical Society, Fannie W. Nadeau explains to Martin that Shawpaw kaw kah shot himself around 1863, shortly after completing his will. The picture on the front of the postcard is of the Sac and Fox Indian School near Stroud, Oklahoma, which was the city in which Nadeau lived at the time she corresponded with Martin and with Ida M. Ferris of Osage City, Kansas.


George W. Martin to Ida M. Ferris

George W. Martin to Ida M. Ferris
Creator: Martin, George W. (George Washington), 1841-1914
Date: June 21, 1910
In this letter to Ida Ferris, George W. Martin discusses information regarding the Indian, Black Hawk. Black Hawk, a leader of the Sauk (Sac) tribe, was involved in the War of 1812 and the Black Hawk War. Martin explains that "Black Hawk was never captured but gave himself up voluntarily because his warriors & chiefs were captured" in the aftermath of the Black Hawk War.


Harry B. Gilstrap to Ida M. Ferris

Harry B. Gilstrap to Ida M. Ferris
Creator: Gilstrap, Harry B.
Date: January 20, 1910
In this letter to Ida M. Ferris, Harry B. Gilstrap discusses his knowledge of Sac and Fox member Walter Battice, who Ferris had corresponded with in regards to Sac and Fox history.


Ida M. Ferris to George W. Martin

Ida M. Ferris to George W. Martin
Creator: Ferris, Ida M.
Date: July 11, 1910
In this letter to George W. Martin, Ida Ferris discusses Sac and Fox members, including Black Hawk, who "was not buried on top of the earth, but in a sitting posture with a seat in the grave so his head came even with the top of the ground," and Keokuk. In addition, Ferris states that Walter Battice could provide Martin with "much information concerning the troubles between the Sacs and Foxes."


Leo Whistler to Ida M. Ferris

Leo Whistler to Ida M. Ferris
Creator: Whistler, Leo
Date: May 14, 1910
In this letter to Ida M. Ferris, Leo Whistler of the U.S. Indian Service responds to earlier letters from Ferris. In his reponse, Whistler provides information regarding Sac and Fox members, including Walter Battice, Hattie McDaniel, Jack Miles, Che-Ko-Shuk, and others.


O.J. Green to Ida M. Ferris

O.J. Green to Ida M. Ferris
Creator: Green, O.J.
Date: March 02, 1910
In this letter to Ida M. Ferris, U.S. Indian Services Superintendent O.J. Green answers Ferris's questions regarding Sac and Fox members in Iowa. Green explains that there were 350 Sac and Fox members in Iowa as of 1910, and that the leader of the band was Chief Push-e-to-me-qua.


Senator Charles Curtis to Ida M. Ferris

Senator Charles Curtis to Ida M. Ferris
Creator: Curtis, Charles, 1860-1936
Date: December 18, 1909
In this letter to Ida M. Ferris, Senator Charles Curtis of Kansas provides information on the Sac and Fox tribe that Ferris had requested at an earlier date for an article that she was writing. The information provided by Senator Curtis, chairman of the Senate's Committee on Indian Depredations, contains a brief list of treaties made between the Sac and Fox tribe and the United States.


Walter Battice to Ida M. Ferris

Walter Battice to Ida M. Ferris
Creator: Battice, Walter
Date: June 10, 1910
In this letter to Ida M. Ferris, Walter Battice provides information regarding the Sac and Fox tribe. Battice explains that he was on the committee that gave the Sac and Fox Indians their English names in 1891.


Walter Battice to Ida M. Ferris

Walter Battice to Ida M. Ferris
Creator: Battice, Walter
Date: November 02, 1909
In this letter to Ida M. Ferris, Walter Battice discusses recent events at the Sac and Fox Agency in Oklahoma. In particular, Battice explains to Ferris that the Sac and Fox Agency possessed records of all treaties between the Sac and the Fox and the U.S. Government that had been approved since 1804, and he states that "Mr. Curtis would gladly assist you in obtaining them." In addition, Battice addresses past "aggrievances" to the Sac and Fox by stating that "we as educated Indians have to the conclusion that its too late to ponder or to serve any purpose by going into the matter of right and wrong."


Walter Battice to Ida M. Ferris

Walter Battice to Ida M. Ferris
Creator: Battice, Walter
Date: March 02, 1910
In this letter to Ida M. Ferris, Sac and Fox member Walter Battice addresses Ferris's quest to gather information on the Sac and Fox tribe. In fact, Battice explains that Mrs. Keokuk, the wife of Chief Keokuk, was alive and well at 84 years old. Battice also explains that his "tribe is composed of two tribes - The Foxes and the Sacs - and in bygone days we used to have a Fox Chief & a Sac Chief - at the time you speak of [mid-1800s] - Keokuk was our Sac Chief."


Walter Battice to Ida M. Ferris

Walter Battice to Ida M. Ferris
Creator: Battice, Walter
Date: February 18, 1910
In this letter to Ida M. Ferris, Sac and Fox member Walter Battice assures Ferris that he is interested in her work on the history of the Sac and Fox tribe. In fact, Battice provides Ferris with the names of several individuals who can help her with her work.


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