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James Robertson Report and Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0367
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters and a report that deal primarily with Native American relations near Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1784 April 16-1802 November 12

John Sevier Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3231
Abstract

This collection houses a single handwritten letter from John Sevier to an Honorable [M] Smith in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1792 regarding the region's escalating hostilities with the Creek and Cherokee nations.

Dates: 1792 October 30

Receipt of Bounty for the Return of Stolen Horses

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2390
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.

Dates: 1797-1798

Solomon Moor Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2036
Abstract

This collection is comprised of a single receipt signed by Solomoon Morr and John Kelley to David Henley, war department agent. The receipt was written on March 26, 1797, Knoxville, Tennessee. It was given as an advance of two-hundred dollars for the transportation of Creeks, Chickasaws, and Cherokee Indians from Philadelphia to Knoxville.

Dates: 1797