Skip to main content Skip to search results

SCOUT

Special Collections Online at UT

Showing Collections: 1 - 2 of 2

Valuations under the Treaty of 1828

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3391
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1833-1834

William G. Williams Report on Cherokee Territory

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0410
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of a photocopied 35-page report describing a topographical survey of present-day Polk, Monroe, and McMinn counties in Tennessee. It is written in narrative style and includes observations and a sketched map of the area. Also included are three photocopied letters, one to John James Albert from William George Williams, one to Colonel William C. Lindsay (incomplete), and one to an unnamed commander from General Zachary Taylor to tell him of Captain...
Dates: 1838 February 8-1846 September 25

Filtered By

  • Subject: Cherokee Indians -- Land tenure. X
  • Subject: Cherokee Indians -- History. X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Cherokee Indians -- Government relations. 1
McMinn County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Monroe County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Polk County (Tenn.) -- History. 1