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Request by President to Purchase Additional Land from Cherokee

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CollectionPrinted Version only view image
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 August 27, 1798
Author Name John Adams (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary President Adams official address requesting renewed negotiations for additional land to be occupied by white settlers previously displaced by old negotiated boundary. Assured Cherokees that he had the safety of the Indians in mind and sought to protect them from Zachariah Cox's invasion.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Enclosed in McHenry to US Senate, 01/17/1799. print doc only
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Adams; James McHenry; John Steele; Cherokee; Indian Nation; President; Alfred Moore; George Walton; Zachariah Cox; white; settlers; congress; Dinsmoor; Lieut. Colonel Thomas Butler; children; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Senate; Natchez; boundary line; Indian line; territory; land; Holston; ;
Keywords treaty of Holston; land claim; property; ;
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