In the letter the men report that after negotiations, Alabama and Georgia have not agreed on a boundary line between the two states. They argue that such conflict was unavoidable, and they maintain that their own intention was "to place the...
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...
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...
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