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July 2, 1794 Permanent Additions to the Treaty of Holston Henry Knox [not available] Listed are five articles that are permanent additions to the Treaty of Holston. The Cherokees will be fairly compensated for relinquishments of land, boundaries will be ascertained, an annuity of $5000 will be provided, and the Indians must cease the practice of stealing horses.
[not available] Regarding the Treaty of Holston and Survey Lines Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson James McHenry Line run pursuant to the Treaty of Holston runs from the River Clinch. Large number of inhabitants ordered off land pursuant to the running to the line. Ferry across Clinch has been disrupted by Indians, not charging exorbitant rates. An armed force is preventing people from traveling down the Holston River. Senate committee requests any information that McHenry might have on these matters.
July 2, 1791 Additional Article to the Treaty of Holston Henry Knox [not available] Additional Article to the Treaty of Holston made between the U.S and the Cherokees on July 2, 1791
March 21, 1800 Opinion regarding Treaties of Holston and Tellico James McHenry John Adams Expression of opinion regarding Treaty of Holsten and Treaty of Tellico. One author appears to be James McHenry.
January 4, 1799 Treaty of Holston, Etc. James McHenry Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson In this mostly illegible letter, the following can be read; Cherokee Indians; William Blount, Governor of the Southwestern Territory; Treaty of Holston; steal a horse; laws of the United States; property stolen; Indian tribes; frontier; value of the property; deduction for stolen horses; Intercourse Law; compensation; application to Congress; General Daniel Smith; Power of Attorney;
February 17, 1792 Ammendment to the Treaty of Holston [not available] [not available] This document, dated 17 Feb 1792, is an ammendment to the original Treaty of Holston, dated 2 July 1791. This ammendment changes the amount paid by the United States to the Cherokee Nation for "relinquishment" of their lands.
November 30, 1792 Boundaries between Cherokee Land & the United States David Campbell William Blount Campbell, McClung, and McKee describe their efforts to lay accurate boundary lines between Cherokee land and the United States as established by the Treaty of Holston.
November 11, 1791 Proclamation of the Treaty of Holston [not available] [not available] Washington's official Proclamation of the Treaty of Holston. Thomas Jefferson ratifies treaty By the President.
April 28, 1797 A talk of the chiefs and warriors of the Cherokees Chiefs & Warriors of the Cherokee Nation President of the United States A letter from the chiefs and warriors of the Cherokees to the President of the United States (written down by three interpreters). Four Nations seek protection from Z. Cox and his followers from settling on the land given to the Indians.
November 11, 1791 Ratification of the Treaty of Holston. George Washington [not available] This is the Instrument of Ratification of the Treaty of Holston as proclaimed by President George Washington with the advice and consent of the United States Senate.
August 27, 1798 Request by President to Purchase Additional Land from Cherokee John Adams [not available] 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.
March 13, 1798 Enclosed Instructions for Pursuing Treaty with Cherokee Indians James McHenry [not available] Comformably to orders of President Adams, McHenry lays before the Senate, (addressed to Vice President Thomas Jefferson), detailed instructions on how to pursue treaty negotiations; copy of instructions to George Walton and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Butler, Commissioners; Talk of President Adams to Chiefs and Warriors of Cherokee Nation; journal of proceedings of commissioners appointed to hold...
October 7, 1792 Boumdary Line Between Cherokee Land and U.S. William Blount Commissioners Enclosed extract of letter to Little Turkey and other Cherokee chiefs pertaining to meeting of chiefs and commissioners to run boundary line between two nations. Specified where line should fall, according to treaty. Noted war dissolves all treaties.
December 20, 1797 Land Claim Dispute Thomas Pinckney House of Representatives 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.
June 18, 1797 Boundary Between the Cherokees and the U.S. James McHenry Benjamin Hawkins McHenry wants Hawkins and Pickens to examine the enclosed paper from William Blount relative to the boundary line between the Cherokees and the U.S. If the principles contained therein would more pefectly settle the line established by the Treaty of Holston and not violate the wishes of the Indians, then Blount's recommendations should be followed.
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.
September 26, 1792 Information by Governor Blount, respecting the Cherokee Chiefs whose names are mentioned in the narrative given by Richard Finnelson. William Blount [not available] Believed Panton caused J.Watts to go to Pensacola. Additional details about Indian allegiances and those that signed the Treaty of Holston.
December 8, 1788 McGillivray's influence; war on Georgia; Creek-Cherokee alliance Richard Winn Henry Knox Winn encloses and discusses McGillivray's letter and suggests that if the Indians don't come to the treaty, they mean war; will come down in great force on Georgia. Reports that a fort between the French Broad and Holston Rivers has been attacked and taken by Cherokees and Creeks. Ten were killed and thirty taken prisoner. War goes on between North Carolina and Cherokees. Believes that Alexander...
November 23, 1785 Preliminary Speeches by Cherokee Headmen at Treaty of Hopewell [not available] [not available] Tassel of Chota. Refers to red people as the original people of the the land. Presents beads as confirmation of friendship. Refers to encroachment by whites on indian land. Recalls past treaties, then introduces War Woman of Chota, who says she is fond of hearing of peace. The commissioners ask for the boundary lines and Tassel agrees to provide it the following day. Unsuckanail, of New Cusse...
January 27, 1792 Report on the Pay of Capt. Hugh Beard's Company of Militia Joseph Howell Henry Knox Howell says he examined the pay roll for the pay of militia raised at Goverenor Blount's direction as a guard to attend the treaty held with the Indians on the banks of Holston and, despite the absence of muster rolls, found no irregularities.
December 16, 1792 Running Boundary Lines in Cherokee Country William Blount Henry Knox Governor Blount explains the implications of running the boundary lines established by the Treaty of Holston, especially those through the Nine-mile settlement which have been disputed by the Cherokees.
March 30, 1798 Instructions to Proceed to Knoxville to Finish Treaty with Cherokees James McHenry John Steel Instructions to negotiate treaty with Cherokee Indians. Secondary options for desirable land trade listed. Cherokees to be guaranteed payment in farm goods or money. United States to become sovereign over Indian nation.
September 7, 1792 The Deposition of William Cockran William Cochran [not available] Father lives on "waters of Holston" river and that he was attacked by Indians near his fathers home.
June 26, 1794 Treaty with the Cherokee Nation Henry Knox [not available] This document reaffirms the terms of the Treaty of Holston with the Cherokee Nation, with an addendum regarding fair compensation for Indian land and punishment for the theft of horses owned by white inhabitants.
July 8, 1796 Instructions about Cherokee Borders, Indian Agent, and Frigate-Building Timothy Pickering James McHenry Refers to communication with the President about the Cherokee boundaries according to the Treaty of Holston. Questions appointment of Indian agent. Agrees with Mr. Wolcott about building of frigate according to Mr. Fox's instructions.