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Ratified treaty no. 42, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 24, 1804, with the Cherokee Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 42, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 24, 1804, with the Cherokee Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, October 21, 1804

1. Description (shorthand copy) of Cherokee country, Jan. 17, 1804, by Return J. Meigs, agent and comr. to Cherokee. (3 p.)*

2. Instructions, Apr. 4, 1804. (IA, LS, vol. A, p.459-460; 2 letters)

3. Talks of chiefs, Oct. 15 and 19, 1804. (2 p., 1 p.)*

4. (a) Treaty (photostatic copy of original, with signatures); (b) "true copy" of treaty with attached "platt of the tract of land ceded"- part of plat missing.*

5. Daniel Smith, Comr., to Sec. of War, Oct. 31, 1804: report enclosing treaty and discussing negotiations beginning on Oct. 10, 1804 (2 ΒΌ p.)*

6. John McKee, Sec. of U.S. Senate, and Thos. L. McKenney to Sec. of War, Apr. 13, 15, and 29, 1824. (OIA, LR, 1824--Cherokee East)

7. Sec. of War to President, Apr. 29, 1824, re treaty of Oct. 24, 1804, and delaying of its ratification. (OIA, LR, 1824--Cherokee East)

8. Daniel Brent, Chief Clerk of Dept. of State, and Thos. W. Cobb, member of U.S. House of Repr., to Sec. of War, May 17 and 21, 1824, re the treaty. (OIA, LR, 1824--Cherokee East)

9. HR resolution (copy) of Dec. 15, 1824, requesting President to lay before House papers concerning treaty negotiations. (OIA, LR, 1824--Cherokee East)

Note: Treaty not proclaimed until May 17, 1824.

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Ratified treaty no. 42, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 24, 1804, with the Cherokee Indians, pp. [1]-[23]


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