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A talk of the chiefs and warriors of the Cherokees

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CollectionGeorgia Historical Society: #373-Benjamin Hawkins Papers view image
Document Information
Date April 28, 1797
Author Name Chiefs & Warriors of the Cherokee Nation (primary)
Recipient Name President of the United States (primary)
Summary A letter from the chiefs and warriors of the Cherokees to the President of the United States (written down by three interpreters). Four Nations seek protection from Z. Cox and his followers from settling on the land given to the Indians.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Chiefs and Warriors of the Cherokees; President of the United States; Benjamin Hawkins; John Thompson; Cha Hules; James Cary; commissioners; four nations; 4 nations; Colonel Hawkins; General Pickins; Zachariah Cox; ;
Related Places Holston; Cumberland; ;
Keywords treaty of Holston; treaty; treaty of Hopewell; land; ;
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