Old Tassel's Map of Cherokee territorial claims

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
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Date November 28, 1785
Author Name The Tassel (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary This document is a copy of the map drawn by Old Tassel to support Cherokee territorial claims at the Hopewell Treaty.
Document Format Printed or published transcription/modern copy
Document Notes Copy.
Content Notes American State Papers
Related Persons/Groups the Tassel; Old Tassel; Cherokees; ;
Related Places augusta; natchez; Oconee River; South Fork of Oconee; Broad River; Carahee River; Savannah River; Keeowee River; Saludah River; Mississippi River; Tennessee River; Ocochappo River; Muscle Shoals; French Broad river; Nolichucky River; Holston River; Clinch River; Powell River; Martins' Station; Nashville; Cumberland; Wabash; Ohio River; Kentucky River; Fort Pitt; ;
Keywords chickasaw claims; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
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This map is copied from one drawn by the Tassel, and some other of the headmen of the Cherokees, to describe their territorial claims. It is not known whether the line from the mountain, six miles south of Nolichucky, will touch the North Carolina line to the east or west of the South Carolina Indian boundary; but it is supposed to be to the west.