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Hearing of Descendants in Annie Blythe Case

Court of Claims, Eastern Cherokee Indians

Cherokee County Courthouse, Murphy, NC, July 15, 1908

The following named and numbered claimants, who will make good witnesses in the Blythe case, have been notified to appear before J. E. Tylor at Murphy, N. C., on July 15, 1908.

[Note that names in orange text below are navigable links to the testimony and signed affidavits made at this hearing.]
APPLICATION NUMBERNAME OF APPLICANT / WITNESS
222McDonald, James L.
1518Witt, Sophia E.
3273McDonald, Alfred C.
4267Dockrey, Martha L.
4741Killian, Sarah M.
4746Hughs, William F.
3976Hampton, John A.
4761Humphreys, Octavia
5820Davis, James Andrew
29727McDonald, John G.
5415McDonald, Thomas C.
5416McDonald, John
24343Arrowood, Will
5482Worlick, Mary Jane
687Harden, Elizabeth (whose application is already in the field)
------McDonald, Catharine
------Southerland, John H. (a white man)
------Meroney, Martha Ann
------Hughes, Martha A.
------Whitener, Annie
------Deweese, Edmond A.

The applications of Mary Jane Worlick and Martha Ann Meroney are not sent to the field, as no testimony is desired in their individual cases, but is merely desired as to what they know about the Blythe case.

Questions Posed to Blythe Witnesses

Summation of Hearing in Blythe Case

Notes from the Desk of Belva A. Lockwood, Attorney, Washington, DC

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