Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Dialogue between U.S. Agent and Cherokee Chief

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPrinted Version only view image
PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date October 25, 1794
Author Name James Davidson (primary)
Recipient Name John McKee (primary)
Summary A talk delivered at Tellico block house by James Davidson, a distinguished chief of the Valley and Overhill Towns of the Cherokees, to John McKee, agent to the Cherokees and resident at that post. Davidson states that he consistently urges the Cherokee not to attack or steal from whites. Also states that the Creeks are determined to strike the United States, and that he will assist in taking down the Creeks.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes Cited in Blount to Knox, 11/10/1794.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James Davidson; chief; Cherokee; John McKee; Indians; women; woman; whites; Creeks; warriors; Cherokees;
Related Places Tellico Block house; Valley and Overhill Towns; Scolacutta; Hanging Maw;
Keywords property; theft; murder; gender;
Key Phrases [not available]

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]