In the first letter, dated Governor George M. Troup of Georgia addresses concerns (probably raised by John Murphy, governor of Alabama) about the locations of Indian towns that will be used as references when determining the boundary between the...
In the letter the Cherokee leaders express their concerns over relations with the United States: "You are aware of the distressing situation in which our country stands. We are the earlier possessors of the soil which we still retain but where...
In the first letter, written April 9, 1917, Burgess discusses a proposed bill promoting "compulsory or universal military training" for men ages eighteen to twenty-five. He asks Bankhead to have the bill amended to lower the age of eligibility: "To...
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