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Cornell, Joseph (fl. 1790) [Oath of Indian interpreter]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.04675 Author/Creator: Cornell, Joseph (fl. 1790) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: 7 August 1790 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 33.4 x 20.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Translator Joseph Cornell swears to "truly interpret" the Treaty of Peace proceedings between the Americans and Creeks. Countersigned by Richard Morris [Chief Justice of the State of New York]. Cornell signs with an "X."

People: Cornell, Joseph, fl. 1790

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMuscogee (Creek) IndianJudiciaryLawOathLiterature and Language ArtsGovernment and CivicsTreatyDiplomacyFrontiers and ExplorationWestward Expansion

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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