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Cherokee Nation.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

C. J. Doub Photographs Regarding the Cherokee Indians

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1244
Abstract

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

Conference Between the Cherokee Nation and the United States Transcript of Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1252
Abstract

A 17-page typescript transcription of a May 1795 conference between the Cherokee Nation and the United States.

Dates: 1795

Democratic Committee Leaflet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3597
Abstract

This four-page leaflet, addressed to Pennsylvania Democrats, explains and defends Andrew Jackson's decision to not send the militia to Georgia in order to free two jailed missionaries. It defends his record on Indian rights and on religious matters, gives an account of the missionaries' case, and provides an extensive survey of pertinent cases to show that calling in the militia would be unconstitutional.

Dates: 1832 October 29

John Ross Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1006
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from John Ross to Edward Gunter and a warrant to pay Mr. Mawry from the school fund.

Dates: 1834 November 1, 1856 November 13

Return Jonathon Meigs Manuscripts Abstracts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0573
Abstract

The collection consists of large notecards with abstracts taken from the manuscripts of Return Jonathon Meigs in the National Archives, Washington, D.C. (December 1947). The notecards were presented to Dr. S. J. Folmsbee from Greer J. Kimery for a University of Tennessee Master's Thesis.

Dates: 1947

Sampson Williams Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1957
Abstract

In this letter to Colonel David Henley (then serving in Knoxville as the War Department's agent in charge of Indian Affairs), Sampson Williams reports a number of robberies that he believes were committed by Cherokee Indians.

Dates: 1798 December

Sampson Williams Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1959
Abstract

In this letter to Andrew Jackson (then serving as a Senator from Tennessee), Sampson Williams asks his friend to use his influence to prevent Congress from converting Fort Blount into an unarmed trading post.

Dates: circa 1795