In The Cherokee Nation- An Old School Record.
R. M. Winn, of Coal Hill, Ark. who is now stopping in Fort Gibson, has an old school record owned by his father who taught school in the Cherokee Nation, 65 years ago. It reads 'A list of scholars taught in Flint district, Cherokee nation, July 19th, A. D. 1841.
The following are the names -
Jas. E. Harlin
Ellis H. Starr
Wm. P. Adair
Moses M. Daniel
John B. M. Daniel
G. W. Mayes
J. F. Mayes
So far as known here, the only one of the number now living is Benjamin Goss, who lives at Stilwell in Goingsnake District. He is the father of Wash Goss, who lives a few miles south east of this place.-Fort Gibson Post.
Source - Cherokee Republican; Sallisaw, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory; Friday, January, 11, 1907; p. 1.
Transcription by Polly's Granddaughter
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