Ryan, Oklahoma: 1909. Original document. Folio, printed form, accomplished by hand. Awards to John M. Stephens a land grant in the town of Ryan, Oklahoma, formerly Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, lot 16 in block 61, for a $30 deposit made 7 March 1902. Signed by: Green McCurtain, Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation; by Douglas H. Johnston, Governor of the Chickasaw Nation; and by J.G. Wright, Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes. With the embossed seal of the Recorder of Deeds, Jefferson County, Oklahoma. One page, 14" x 8", docketed on the verso. Very Good. Item #038992
Accompanied by a two-page Wikipedia entry on Green McCurtain (1848-1910), Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation, delegate to the Sequoyah Constitutional Convention, &c., whose family had moved to Indian Territory in 1833 as part of the Choctaw Trail of Tears, &c., &c.