Investigation of Indians: Simmons and Godwin Want to Know Whether There Are Any Lands or Monies Due Indians of Robeson and Adjoining Counties from the Government.

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586
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“Investigation of Indians: Simmons and Godwin Want to Know Whether There Are Any Lands or Monies Due Indians of Robeson and Adjoining Counties from the Government.”  Robesonian 30 April 1914: 1.

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Requests an investigation by the Interior Department in connection with an attempt to change the tribal name to Cherokee.  Related article, 30 July 1914: 1, quotes the News and Observer, which speculates that the Croatans, if declared a branch of the Cherokees, would receive “quite a sum” of government funds.

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