The Steamboat Choctaw was a shallow draft steamboat built for the "upper trade" along the Arkansas River and Red River of Oklahoma. The owners of the Choctaw were Thomas B. Childress, Edward L. Smith, and Henry N. Allen.
- Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Alabama, New Series, vol. 4 (Hale and Phelan, 1842-1843), 448.
- Muriel H. Wright, "Early Navigation and Commerce Along the Arkansas and Red Rivers of Oklahoma," The Chronicles of Oklahoma 8 (March 1930): 84.