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Treaty of Holston with the Cherokee Nation of Indians

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Senate, Treaties, RG46 view image
CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: BroadSides 1797 (no image)
PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 4, The Territory South of the River Ohio, 1790 - 1796. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
PublicationHays, J.E., ed. Indian Treaties Cessions of Land in Georgia 1705-1837. Atlanta: Georgia Department of Archives and History, 1941. (no image)
Document Information
Date July 2, 1791
Author Name William Blount (primary) Location: South of Ohio River
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the U.S. and the Cherokee Nation of Indians regarding land rights and peace.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Blount; Chuleoah, the Boots; Squollecuttah, Hanging Maw; Occunna; the Badger; Enoleh; Black Fox; Nontuaka; the Northward; Tekakiska; Tuckaseh; Tarrapin; Kateh; Kunnochatutloh; the Crane; Cauquillehanah; the Thigh; Cesquotteleneh; Yellow bird; Chickasawtehe; Chickasaw Killer; Chutloh; King Fisher; Toowayelloh; Bold Hunter; Jahle-oonoyehka; middle Striker; Kinnesah; Cabin; Tullotehe; two killer; Kealouske; stopt still; Kulsatehe; Auquotague; the little Turkey's son; Tuskegatehe; Tuskega killer; Tinkshalene; Sawutteh; Slave Catcher; Aukuah; Oosenaleh; Kenotetah; rising Fawn; Koolaquah; Big Acorn; Kanetetoka; Standing Turkey; Yonewatleh; Bear at home; Long Will; Kunoskeskie; John Watts; Nenetooyah; Bloody Fellow; Chuquilatague; Double head; Talohteske; Upsetter; Cheakoneske; Otter lifter; Keshukaune; She reigns; Toonaunailoh; Teesteke; common disturber; Robin McClemore; Skyuka; President George Washington; Cherokee; Indian Nation; chiefs; warriors; prisoners; Creek; Thomas Kennedy; Daniel Smith; secretary of territory; Robertson; Claiborne Watkins; Whitney; John Chisolm; prisoners; white inhabitants; herdsmen; cultivators; ;
Related Places Ohio River; frontier; border; mountain; South Carolina; North Carolina; Clinch; Holston; Little river; Tennessee; Campbell; Cumberland; Duck River; Curahee Mountain; Tugelo River; South-Carolina Indian boundary; Cumberland River; Clinch River; ;
Keywords Treaty of Peace and Friendship; land rights; cause of rivalry; return prisoners; boundaries; regulation of trade; protection of the United States; boundary between the citizens of the United States and the Cherokee Nation; claims; valuable goods; free and unmolested use of a road from Washington District to Mero District; navigation of the Tennessee River; sole right of regulating their trade; game on the land of the Cherokees; horse; robbery; murder; laws of the United States; disputes; regulating their trade; lands; passport; refuge; capital crime; violence; retaliation; reprisal; greater degree of civilization; state of hunters; animosities for past grievances; advice and consent of the Senate; ;
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