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Cherokee Indians.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

C. J. Doub Photographs Regarding Cherokee Indians

Identifier: MS-1244

Seven black and white photographs from the Park Hill Center of Cherokee Culture in Park Hill, Oklahoma, and nearby Fort Gibson National Cemetery, in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, taken by C. J. Doub in 1947. The grave sites of Chief John Ross and General Stand Watie are featured in several photographs.

Dates: 1947

James Collingsworth Account

Identifier: MS-1139

This collection contains one detailed bill from 1797 for James Collingsworth for "smith work done by him for the Cherokee" as he was ordered to do by General Robertson.

Dates: 1797 July 8-1798 March 7

James Sevier Letter

Identifier: MS-1565

This document is a typed copy of a letter that James Sevier wrote to L. C. Draper on August 19, 1839. In it, Sevier discusses his and his father's service on the Appalachian frontier during the Revolutionary War, where they fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain and in several smaller campaigns against the Cherokee. He also briefly recounts conflicts between Native Americans and white people in the decade following the American victory.

Dates: 1839 August 19

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

The Cherokee Trail of Tears

Identifier: MS-0087

This collection consists of a 237 page carbon-copy manuscript. The author introduces the manuscript as a history for general audiences.

Dates: undated