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Discussion of a Speech to Encourage the Cherokee to Higher Civilization

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 24, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary Encloses a draft of a speech to the Cherokeeswhich is designed to encourage their civilization and make its management [by the U.S.?] more economical. Asks Washington's opinion on that document, and opines on the respectability of the proposed emissary to the Cherokee, a Mr. Dinsmore
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; James McHenry; Cherokee; Indians; Dinsmoor; Dinsmore; agent; Cherokee women; ;
Related Places War Office;
Keywords talk; management; laws; session of Congress; teaching; spin; weave; ;
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