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Land Rights

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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, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date December 19, 1795
Author Name William Blount (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Notification that problems will arise over land rights around the territories of North Carolina due to recent influx of settlers, Cherokee land holdings, disputed boundaries, and land grants issued by the government.
Document Format Printed Document
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; William Blount; governor; Land Office; Cherokee; Indians; Indian Nation; Secretary of War; Iredell; soldiers; grantees; settlers; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Knoxville; North Carolina; territory; frontier; boundary; ;
Keywords land grants; ;
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