Schermerhorn writes on behalf of the United States commissioners who are negotiating the cession of Cherokee land east of the Mississippi River. In the letter he mentions objections the Cherokees have made to the treaty proposed during a meeting at...
Schermerhorn writes on behalf of the United States commissioners who are negotiating the cession of Cherokee land east of the Mississippi River. In the letter he informs the council that the Cherokee government, adopted in 1827, is not recognized...
From Claiborne's preface to the work: "As originally written, the narrative was almost literally in his [Dale's] own words. In the present memoir I have preserved his language in many parts, and faithfully expressed his opinions." The first passage...
This passage includes an excerpt from the editor's introduction, which discusses the cession of Choctaw lands east of the Tombigbee River to the United States in October 1816. It also mentions the settlement of French exiles at Demopolis in 1817.
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