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Chickasaw Indians -- Tennessee.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

David Henley Paymaster Bill

Identifier: MS-3466
Abstract This manuscript bill for $31.00 was prepared on behalf of N. H. S. Fournier, physician to Chickasaw, and is signed by David Henley (in the paymaster’s hand). An additional note indicates that the bill was received in Knoxville on February 6, 1797. Among the charges listed are 12 visits to L. Thompson, a Chickasaw Chief affected with violent dysentery, dated November 10-20, 1796; 11 visits to the Daughter of Opoie Mingo (Chickasaw Chief) in an inflammatory [sic] Fever, dated November 11-19,...
Dates: 1797 February 6

Edward Mitchell Letter

Identifier: MS-2041

This collection consists of a single letter written by Edward Mitchell, addressed to General Andrew Jackson. The letter is dated May 13, 1815.

Dates: 1815

James Robertson Report and Letters

Identifier: MS-0367

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

Return J. Meigs Letter

Identifier: MS-2039

This collection consists of a single letter dated April 14, 1812 from Return J. Meigs to John Strothers in Nashville, Tennessee. Meigs writes about his concern that both the Chickasaw and Cherokee rights are being violated by the United States government over land grants.

Dates: 1812

Solomon Moor Receipt

Identifier: MS-2036

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

Timothy Pickering Letter

Identifier: MS-2037

This collection consists of one letter from Timothy Pickering, Secretary of War, to Samuel Hodgdoin, Commissioner of Military stores. The letter is dated July 17, 1795.

Dates: 1795

William Cocke Letter to George Graham

Identifier: MS-1414
Abstract In this letter to George Graham, William Cocke reports that his efforts to engage Chickasaw peoples in agricultural pursuits have been partially successful, although they still place a high value on hunting. He also informs Graham that although he does not wish to make difficulties for any public servant, Thomas F. Cheedle's clumsy & unworkman like manner compelled him to refuse to accept any product from his shop before he could inspect it personally. Cocke closes with a discussion of...
Dates: 1817 July 17