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Receipt of Bounty for the Return of Stolen Horses

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2390

This document contains a list of items given to two Cherokee Indians in exchange for the return of ten horses stolen from the Creek Nations. In lieu of money, the payment was in goods, including a rifle and powder and cloth. The document is signed by several Indian Agents, including Francis B. Sappington, in December 1797 and January 1798.

Dates

  • 1797-1798

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This document contains a list of items given to two Cherokee Indians in exchange for the return of ten horses stolen from the Creek Nations. In lieu of money, the payment was in goods. The document was signed by several Indian Agents, including Francis B. Sappington, in December 1797 and January 1798.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This document was purchased by Special Collections in December 1999.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480