The act makes six provisions for dealing with the Cherokee Indian population of the state during the period of removal. First, it stipulates that U.S. citizens will not be allowed to emigrate to Indian reservations, include those Indians who were...
In the letter Clay discusses a recent meeting with thirteen Creek chiefs, including Hopothlo Yoholo: "I had several talks with them, and amongst other things, learn from them that a large number of the upper towns are anxious to emigrate, and that...
In the letter Clay discusses the progress of the Creek War in Alabama, describing campaigns, troop movements, and expenses. He mentions recent discussions with Opothleyaholo ("Hopothle Yoholo"), a friendly Creek chief, regarding the cause of the...
In the letter she describes a raid by Union soldiers on her family's property: "After the Boats and Negroes all left we gathered up the fragments and were surprised that so much was left...We feel devoutly grateful that the place was not burned and...
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