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November 28, 1785 Old Tassel's Map of Cherokee territorial claims The Tassel [not available] This document is a copy of the map drawn by Old Tassel to support Cherokee territorial claims at the Hopewell Treaty.
November 26, 1785 The Headmen Produce their Map and Tassel Addresses the Commissioners [not available] [not available] Discussion on the boundaries. Colonel Richard Henderson called a liar in his dealings. Commissioners point out that Henderson is dead and say that the country believes it has long since been sold. Tassel says it may be too late to recover the land. Commissioners refer to claims of people settled at Nashville Tennessee and the Chickasaws. Tassel and Tuskgahatchee wish to postpone the matter if the...
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...
February 24, 1786 Talk of Old Tassel with Governor of Georgia Chief Tosell Governor Edward Telfair Talk of the Cherokee Chief "Old Tossell" (Old Tassel) to the Governor of Georgia asking that he keep John Sevier and his "bad men" from raiding the Cherokee towns. Fear of disturbance from white settlers, who frightened their women and children into the woods and plundered their homes. They seek peace.
November 29, 1785 Treaty with the Cherokee Indians conducted at Hopewell, South Carolina, on the Keowee 1785. Commissioners for Treaty of Hopewell, 1785 [not available] U.S. Commissioners of Indian Affairs conducted treaty with the headmen and warriors of the Cherokee Nation. Treaty between Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickens, Joseph Martin, and Lachlan McIntosh, Commissioners Plenipotentiary of United States, and Headmen and Warriors of Cherokees, held at Hopewell. Commissioners ordered a return of the Indians and it was 918. Goods amounting to $1311 distributed...
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.
November 18, 1785 Journal of meetings at Hopewell, South Carolina, on Keowee Commissioners for Treaty of Hopewell, 1785 [not available] Commissioners of United States, in Congress, assembled to treat with Cherokees, and all other Indians southward of them, within limits of United States. Commissioners ordered a return of Indians; number there was five hundred. Because representation of tribes was not complete, agreed to postpone proceedings.
January 17, 1792 Conference of the Chiefs of the Cherokee Nation with the Secretary of War Henry Knox [not available] [A journal of a Conference of the Chiefs of the Cherokee Nation with the Secretary of War.] This is the transcript of Knox's meeting with the Cherokee chiefs who came to Philadelphia with a series of demands, particularly regarding white intruders in their territory and increased annuities for ceded lands.