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Seven black and white photographs from the Park Hill Center of Cherokee Culture in Park Hill, Oklahoma, and nearby Fort Gibson National Cemetery, in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, taken by C. J. Doub in 1947. The grave sites of Chief John Ross and General Stand Watie are featured in several photographs.
A 17-page typescript transcription of a May 1795 conference between the Cherokee Nation and the United States.
This four-page leaflet, addressed to Pennsylvania Democrats, explains and defends Andrew Jackson's decision to not send the militia to Georgia in order to free two jailed missionaries. It defends his record on Indian rights and on religious matters, gives an account of the missionaries' case, and provides an extensive survey of pertinent cases to show that calling in the militia would be unconstitutional.
This collection consists of a letter from John Ross to Edward Gunter and a warrant to pay Mr. Mawry from the school fund.
The collection consists of large notecards with abstracts taken from the manuscripts of Return Jonathan Meigs in the National Archives, Washington, D.C. (December 1947). The notecards were presented to Dr. S. J. Folmsbee from Greer J. Kimery for a University of Tennessee Master's Thesis.
In this letter to Colonel David Henley (then serving in Knoxville as the War Department's agent in charge of Indian Affairs), Sampson Williams reports a number of robberies that he believes were committed by Cherokee Indians.
In this letter to Andrew Jackson (then serving as a Senator from Tennessee), Sampson Williams asks his friend to use his influence to prevent Congress from converting Fort Blount into an unarmed trading post.