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Ratified treaty no. 152, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of May 6, 1828, with the Western Cherokee Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 152, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of May 6, 1828, with the Western Cherokee Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, May 6, 1828

1. Credientials of delegates from Cherokee nation in Arkansas attested by John Jolly, principal chief, and 13 others, Dec. 28, 1827. These credentials embody statement of purpose of sending representatives to Washington, together with explanatory remarks by E. W. Duval, U. S. Ind. Agt., Jan. 1, 1828. (OIA, LR, Cherokee (West), 1828)

2. E. W. Duval to Sec. of War and T. L. McKenney, Feb. 9-May 5, 1828 (7 letters), re negotiations. (OIA, lR, Cherokee (West), 1828)

3. Black Fox, Geo. Guess, and other members of Cherokee delegation to Sec. of War, Feb. 28, 1828, presenting statement of those affairs of their tribe to be considered in negotiation with U. S.; with attesting documents (copies) accompanying. (29 p., 34 p.)*

4. Sec. of War to Cherokee delgation from Ark., Mar. 27, 1828, presenting basis for opening of negotiations, including propesal for exchanging lands west of Ark. for those held by Cherokee between the White and Arkansas Rivers within the Ter. (OIA, LS, vol. 4, p. 372-373)

5. Cherokee delegation to Sec. of War and T. L. McKenney, Mar. 29, Apr. 2 and 4, 1828, re the exchange of lands proposed by War Dept. (OIA, LR, Cherokee (West), 1828)

6. Treaty (incomplete draft) and letter (draft) from T. L. McKenney of OIA to Cherokee delegation, Arp. 3, 1828. (OIA, LR, Cherokee (West), 1828)

7. Sec. of War and T. L. McKenney to Cherokee delegation, Apr. 3, 11, May 17, 1828. (OIA, LS, vol. 4, p. 388-389, 397-399, 453, 454)

8. A. H. Sevier, Delegate of Ark. Ter., to Sec. of War, Apr. 22, May 7 and 20, 1828, protesting against certain features of the treaty, as proposed and included. (OIA, LR, Cherokee (West), 1828)

9. Treaty (text with signatures). (OIA, LS, vol. 4, p. 430-436)

10. Sen. Res. of May 23, 1828, advising ratification of treaty. (OIA, LR, Cherokee (West), 1828)

11. T. L. McKenney to E. W. Duval, Geo. Graham, Comr. of General Land Office, and Gov. Geo. Izard of Ark. Ter., May 28, 1828 (3 letters), re executions of certain provisions of treaty lately ratified. (OIA, LS, vol. 4, p. 469-472)

Note: The signatures of four of the cherokee signers of this treaty appear on the original written in the language of tribe, in the characters invented by George Guess (Sequoyah), one of the signers.

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