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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 28, 1785 Public notification of legal boundary with Cherokee Nation Congress of the United States [not available] Public notice of treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
May 16, 1797 License for Alexander Campbell to Trade with Cherokee Nation David Henley [not available] Campbell, resident in Cherokee nation legally licensed to trade with Cherokee Indians under condition that Campbell observes laws and regulations of the United States government.
May 1, 1797 License for John Civils to Trade with the Cherokee Nation David Henley [not available] J. Civils, a mulatto, permission to trade with Cherokee Nation. Trade confined to Cherokee towns.
December 10, 1791 Permission to Pass into Cherokee Nation Henry Lee Joseph Martin Authorized Martin to pass through Cherokee territory safely.
September 1, 1788 Congressional resolution regarding military protection of the Cherokee Congress of the United States [not available] Congress instructs the Secretary of War to have a sufficient number of troops ready to protect the Cherokee and their hunting grounds, as a result of a peace agreement between the Cherokee Nation and United States on November 28, 1785. North Carolina and Virginia are asked to cooperate with the troops in enforcing the treaty.
June 26, 1794 Treaty with the Cherokee Nation of Indians Chiefs & Warriors of the Cherokee Nation [not available] A treaty held in 1794 at Philadelphia with the chiefs and warriors of the Cherokee Nation
June 15, 1799 Requests Return of Stolen Horses David Henley [not available] Asked Mr. Hilterbrand, who resides in the Cherokee Nation, to request stolen horses to prevent trouble, that there may be peace with White neighbors. If the horses aren't returned, they will stop delivering supplies to the Indians.
January 21, 1795 [Instrument of Ratification: Treaty with the Cherokee Nation] George Washington [not available] Outlines treaty agreement b/w Cherokee Nation and U.S. and gives Presidential seal of approval.
March 5, 1799 Certification of payments; Silas Dinsmoor, Agent to the Cherokee Nation of Indians William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $334 to Silas Dinsmoor, Agent to the Cherokee Nation of Indians, for expenses.
February 15, 1799 US Flag for the Cherokee Nation Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter directs that a US flag be given to the Cherokee Nation.
June 17, 1793 A General War Will Ensue Daniel Smith Henry Knox Follows up on his letter of the 13th. Copies of letters from leaders on both sides indicate that a general war with the Cherokee nation seems inevitable.
June 17, 1793 An Action that May Involve the Nation in Ruin Secretary Smith Edward Adair Smith worries that the attack on the Hanging Maw's house may incite the Cherokee nation to seek satisfaction before they hear from the President.
May 19, 1796 Account of the Indian Agent to the Cherokee William Simmons Joseph Nourse Requests a copy of the account of the Agent of Indian Affairs to the Cherokee Nation.
September 13, 1789 Message for the White Inhabitants Contiguous to Cherokee Nation Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Bennet Ballew Federal commissioners entrust friendly messages to Ballew. They request that Ballew transmit message to white inhabitants contiguous to Cherokee nation. Informs them of a truce just negotiated between North Carolina and the Cherokee and that any disruption of the truce will result in repercussions from the federal government.
November 17, 1798 Payment to George Walton for holding and concluding a treaty with the Cherokee Nation David Henley James McHenry Payment of $500 as salary to George Walton as commissioner for holding and concluding a treaty with the Cherokee Nation 1798.
April 6, 1797 Request for Delivery of Indian Presents for Cherokees James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of annual gifts for Cherokee nation.
September 13, 1789 Message for the Citizens Bordering on Towns and Settlements of Cherokee Nation Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Henry Knox Commissioners forward copy of message intended for the citizens bordering on towns and settlements of Cherokee nation. Note that any infraction of the tranquility will incur the displeasure of the supreme authority of the United States. Attested by David S. Franks Secretary. Copy given to Mr. Ballew.
June 15, 1789 Delay in Cherokee Arrival, Delayed Treaty Talks Andrew Pickens Headmen Cherokee Engagement with Creeks prompted commissioners to leave French [broad]River without settling treaty with Cherokees. Bad white men said words against Cherokee nation due to their absence at meeting location.
January 17, 1799 Documents Associated with the Cherokee Treaty James McHenry Thomas Jefferson McHenry transmits to the Senate the four documents associated with the negotiation of the treaty with the Cherokee nation, dated 30th March 1798.
April 13, 1797 License for William Woodard to Trade with the Cherokee Nation David Henley [not available] Permit that allows William Woodard to trade with the Cherokee Nation of Indians for twelve months.
February 13, 1798 Treaty with the Cherokee Nation of Indians James McHenry Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson McHenry discusses the proposed negotiations with the Cherokee Nation of Indians respecting the purchase of a tract of land from them and the return of certain citizens to the land from which they have been removed. The Commissioners appointed to hold the treaty have been notified of their appointments.
June 27, 1794 Letter from Henry Knox to Andrew Pickens on peace with the Cherokee Henry Knox Andrew Pickens Knox expresses satisfaction at the peace that has been established with the Cherokee, but is also concerned that "lawless whites" might ruin the peace with "mischief on the frontiers". Knox asks Pickens to inspire confidence among the Cherokee that they will receive protection from the United States.
February 28, 1799 Seeks Instruction for Charges to Silas Dinsmore, Cherokee Nation Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis Reports that in December 1797, 7 kegs of sundry stores for Silas Dinsmore, agent to Cherokee Nation, sent by public store through David Henley in Knoxville. Dinsmore received the shipment but no invoice, so his account has not been credited. Requests direction on how to charge stores for public account.
February 21, 1797 Concerning the preparation of Indian annuities James McHenry John Harris McHenry's response to Harris's request for early attention to be given to packing up the goods necessary for Indian annuities in the present year. McHenry encloses a statement of the sums due, noting that there are reductions for the Chickasaw and Cherokee Nations.
March 12, 1800 Account of Silas Dinsmoor, Temporary Agent to the Cherokee Nation of Indians William Simmons James McHenry Simmons indicates that Dinsmoor's claims for compensation are inadmissible. He bases this on the contention of the Secretary of War that if final settlements are allowed revision, there will be no end to settlements. Simmons closes by noting that it has been unfortunate that he has differed with the Secretary of War on accounts similar to the one under consideration.