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A letter from James Crokatt to a "Mr. Smyth." Crockatt wrote this letter to someone he was representing in negotiations for a possible purchase from Mrs. Dick. Crokatt believed that she had trifled too long and expected more than the purchase was worth, so he advised his employer to withdraw the offer. He then mentioned that Colonel Grant was nearing Fort Prince George in the Cherokee nation and predicted that the entire conquest of North America will be completed this ensuing campaign.
This collection consists of two letters and a report that deal primarily with Native American relations near Nashville, Tennessee.
This collection consists of a letter from John Ross to Edward Gunter and a warrant to pay Mr. Mawry from the school fund.
This bill requests $5,000 to appoint a man to negotiate with the Cherokee Indians for land suitable to construct a canal between the Tennessee River and the Alabama and Mobile Rivers.
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.