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Cherokee Nation Articles of a treaty concluded .... [with] the North Cherokee Indians

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00496.016 Author/Creator: Cherokee Nation Place Written: Hopewell, on the Keowee River Type: Manuscript Date: 4 March 1784 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Certified as a true copy on p.6. Apparently ratified Nov. 1785.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: American Indian History, Cherokee Indian, Treaty, Government and Civics

Sub Era: Creating a New Government