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Land Claim Dispute

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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 20, 1797
Author Name Thomas Pinckney (primary)
Recipient Name House of Representatives (primary)
Summary Pinckney spoke on behalf of the Committee of the House of Rep. on the remonstrance and petition of the Legislature of the State of Tennessee. Committee found that relief was due citizens of Tennessee who were moved from their land that was granted in a treaty to the Indian Nation of Cherokees. Citizens were found to be owed compensation regardless of the secession of North Carolina.
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Related Persons/Groups House of Representatives; Congress; Thomas Pinckney; Cherokee; Indian Nation; citizens; Indians; committee; ;
Related Places Tennessee; House of Representatives; Congress; North Carolina; Holston; southwestern territory; Indian territory; settlement; Ohio; river; frontier; ;
Keywords treaty; ;
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