Altering the Present Indian Boundary

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Timothy Pickering Papers view image
MicrofilmTennessee State Library and Archives: John Sevier Papers (no image)
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Date March 2, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Thomas Bulter (primary)
Summary McHenry asks Butler to lend his presence to the impending treaty negotiations with the Cherokees which may require the alteration of the present Indian boundary. He warns that Zachariah Coxe is to be prevented from making any attempt to settle and defend Indian land.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Bulter; James McHenry; Zachiarah Coxe; Governor Sevier; Judge Campbell; Magistrate; ;
Related Places War Office; State of Tennessee; Indian Country; ;
Keywords military apparatus; passport; cattle; stock; ;
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