To Hon. Commissioners - The memorial of Preston, 1835
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.
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From the Collection: 2.5 Linear Feet