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State of Tennessee, to any lawful officer, 1822 March 26

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 132
Identifier: IV
From the Collection:

This collection consists of documents collected by Penelope Johnson Allen, concerning the Cherokee Nation in southeastern Tennessee and northern Georgia during the 1800s. Included are receipts, claims, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other materials related to the Cherokee Agency, as well as Allen's notes and research material, collected largely between the 1930s-1970s. Collection includes materials on Return Jonathan Meigs, agent to the Cherokee Nation and military agent for the United States War Department, and Cherokee Chiefs James Vann, Path Killer, and John Ross.


  • 1822 March 26

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From the Collection: 2.5 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA