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Report on Treaty of Hopewell, Made with the Cherokee Indians

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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. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date January 4, 1786
Author Name Joseph Martin (primary) Location: Hopewell
Recipient Name John Hancock (primary)
Summary Report of commissioners Hawkins, Andrew Pickens, and Joseph Martin on their treaty with the Cherokee. Includes a detailed description of their meeting and their impressions of the Cherokee and their relation of the Cherokee's concerns.
Document Format Printed or published letter
Document Notes PRINT document - American State Papers.
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Related Persons/Groups John Hancock; Benjamin Hawkins; Andrew Pickens; Joseph Martin; Cherokees; tribes; Colonel John Woods; Choctaws; Creeks; chiefs; Indians; Congress; Great Britain; interpreter; Spaniards; Mr. McGillivray; British; United States; agent; Captain John Woods; John Pitchlynn; interpreter of the Choctaw tongue;
Related Places Hopewell; United States of America; Great Britain; upper and lower towns;
Keywords treaty; papers; winter; 16 October 1785; clothing; provisions; horses; motives of humanity; weather; negotiations; journal; lands; land speculation; 29 November 1782; articles; treatment; gratitude; presents; gambling and drinking; blankets; rum; shirt; provisions; road; starving; goods; military prowess of the United States; protection; medals and commissions; stand of colors; towns; villages; strong drink; salary; appointment; dollars;
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