The J.P. Code: An 1869 Compilation of Choctaw Laws [Chocktaw Nation]. Folsom, Joseph P. [1823-1889], Editor. Constitution and Laws of the Chocktaw Nation. Together with the Treaties of 1855, 1865 and 1866. Published by Authority and Direction of the General Council. New York: Wm. P. Lyon & Son, 1869. Reprint. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., . [ii], 508 pp. Original publisher cloth, light shelfwear, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, security tag to front board, stamps to edges, stamps and library marks to endleaves and title page. $65. * A title in the series Constitutions and Laws of the American Indian Tribes. "The volume was commonly known, from the initials of its compiler, as the J.P. Code. Joseph Pritchlynn Folsom was a lawyer who had been educated at tribal expense at the Choctaw academy and at Dartmouth College. (...) Folsom, who had three-fourths Choctaw blood, married a woman of the Senaca tribe": Hargrett, A Bibliography of the Constitutions and Laws of the American Indians 122.
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