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History of the Cherokee Indians Manuscript
This collection consists of a manuscript for a book entitled History of the Cherokee Indians, written in 1935 by Penelope Johnson Allen. It documents the history of the Cherokee Indians in the Southeastern United States and their dealings with white settlers from the 1770s until their removal to Indian Territory in the late 1830s.
James Crokatt Letter
Penelope Allen 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 materials related to the Cherokee Agency, as well as Allen's notes and research material from the 1930s-1970s.
Penelope Johnson Allen Collection
This collection contains the papers of historian and genealogist Penelope Johnson Allen, from the 1770s to the 1980s, primarily the twentieth century. The collection includes personal papers, research material, genealogical research material, publications, and more.
Sampson Williams Letter
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.
Sampson Williams Letter
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.
Valuations under the Treaty of 1828
This compact disc houses 180 dpi .jpg scans of a property valuation book containing detailed records of Cherokee land and property holdings in various Tennessee and Georgia counties in 1833 and 1834. Each entry begins with the name of the property holder and then enumerates the values of such permanent assets as land, structures (including barns, cabins, and outbuildings), and fruit trees. Dollar values are provided for each item and then totaled into a single sum.
William G. Williams Report on Cherokee Territory
William Holland Thomas and James Robert Thomas Collection
The William Holland Thomas and James Robert Thomas collection consists of five boxes of materials broken down into two series. The collection spans the years 1812-1939. The first series contains William Holland Thomas's personal Bibles, correspondence, and business papers. The second series contains his son James Robert Thomas's personal items, business materials, legal documents, correspondence, maps, newspaper articles, and supplemental materials.
William Webber and John Capidy Letters
This collection consists of two letters dated December 5 and 17, 1805, addressed to the Governor of the Louisiana Territory, James Wilkinson, from William Webber and John Capidy in regards to Cherokee land claims near the White River.
- Subject: Cherokee Indians -- History. X
- Tennessee -- History. 3
- Cherokee Indians -- Government relations. 2
- Cherokee Indians -- Land tenure. 2
- Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee. 2
- Cherokee Nation. 2
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) 1
- Cherokee Indians -- Biography. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army -- Biography. 1
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Land claims. 1
- McMinn County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Melungeons -- History. 1
- Monroe County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Polk County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Biography. 1
- Southern States -- Maps 1
- Tennessee -- Genealogy. 1 ∧ less