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Ratified treaty no. 248, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of August 6, 1846, with the Cherokee Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 248, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of August 6, 1846, with the Cherokee Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, August 6, 1846

1. Statements by the delegates of the Treaty Party and the Old Settler Party of Cherokee, June 24, 1846, agreeing to submit all matters in dispute among different factions to a commission to be appointed by the President. (OIA, LR, Cherokee, B-2737, 1846)

2. Instructions, July 6, 1846. (OIA, LS, vol. 38, p. 227-228)

3. Edmund Burke, Wm. Armstrong, and Albion K. Parris to President, July 8, 1846, requesting additional authority to act in matters affecting the Cherokee. Endorsed by the President. (OIA, LR, Cherokee, B-2737, 1846)

4. Government Party delegates to Sec. of War, July 8, 1846, stating the principal questions in dispute within the tribe. (OIA, LR, Cherokee, D-1095, 1846)

5. Sec. of War to Burke, Armstrong, and Parris, Aug. 6, 1846, notifying them of their appointment as comrs. to treat with the Cherokee.*

6. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of War, Aug. 7, 1846, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 5, p. 135)

7. Burke to President, Aug. 7, 1846, submitting treaty concluded with the several delegations of Cherokee.*

8. Jacket of report of Aug. 1846, from Burke, Armstrong, and Parris, giving the details of their work as members of the Cherokee Commission. This report probably included information concerning the final proceedings before the signing of the treaty--notation on back: "Report sent to Congress." (OIA, LR, Cherokee, B-2737, 1846)

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