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Copy of Proclamation Regarding Cherokee Territory

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date January 22, 1795
Author Name George Washington
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Copy of document drawn up in presence of Cherokee commissioners regarding boundary lines of Indian and U.S. land. Outlines boundary lines based on topographic landmarks. Offers protection of boundary and people abiding by law by United States.
Document Format Copy of document
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Blount; President of the United States; George Washington; Opoia Mingo; Cherokee Commissioners; Indian Nation; Chickasaw; Choctaw; Edmund Randolph; Secretary of State; ;
Related Places Nashville; Knoxville; Ohio River; Tennessee River; ridge; Cumberland River; Elk River; Tonohacunda Creek; southern branch; ridge; Tombigby; Long Leaf Pine Creek; trading post; hunting grounds; town; community; village; ;
Keywords certificate; boundary; ;
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