Muskogee, Indian Territory. 1893. 243pp. Quarter morocco and marbled boards, leather label. Ink library stamp to titlepage and first leaf of text, light tanning. Very good. Item #WRCAM2851A
A collection of important laws of the Creek nation, compiled and codified by Arthur P. McKellop, a Creek Indian. McKellop was born in the Indian Territory in 1858. He later attended Wooster University in Ohio and "afterwards served his nation in many important posts, not the least being his compilation and codification of the Creek laws." This is the most important Creek tribal compilation of the late 19th century. EBERSTADT 113:364. FOREMAN, pp.44-45. HARGRETT, CONSTITUTIONS AND LAWS OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN 182.