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Harris, William A (fl. 1842) Removal of the Cherokees West of the Mississippi

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03776.43 Author/Creator: Harris, William A (fl. 1842) Place Written: [Washington] Type: Pamphlets Date: 27 August 1842 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: 27th Congress 2nd Session Rep. No. 1098 House of Representatives

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845.
Calhoun, John Caldwell, 1782-1850.

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Keywords/Subjects: Government and Civics, American Indian History, Congress, American West, Immigration and Migration

Sub Era: Age of Jackson