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Sah-quah v. Nah-ki-klan Legal Documents, 1886-1887

By Christine Reiger, Student Employee, and Zachary R. Jones, Archivist

Collection Overview

Title: Sah-quah v. Nah-ki-klan Legal Documents, 1886-1887

ID: MS/032

Creator: Tlingit Indians.

Extent: 2.0 Folders

Date Acquired: 09/09/2009

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains copies of legal proceedings concerning Sah-quah v. Nah-Ki-Klan (1886). These include a photocopy of handwritten minutes from a hearing for the case held on April 19, 1886, and a copy of the May 8, 1886 “In re Sah Quah” typed case ruling.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Source: Alaska State Archives

Acquisition Method: The material in Folder 1 of this collection was obtained by SHI for research purposes from the Alaska State Archives on Wednesday, September 09, 2009. Folder 2 materials were obtained online and added to the collection in 2011.

Box and Folder Listing

Folder 1: Copy of Sah-quah vs. Nah-Ki-Klan, April 19, 1886, Sitka, Series: Journal, 1884-1900, District of Alaska, US District Court. Original ledger held by the Alaska State Archives.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: “In re Sah Quah, District Court, D. Alaska, May 8, 1886,” 31 F.327, in 31 Federal Reporter 327 (US District Court, Alaska: West Publishing Company, 1886).Add to your cart.