Blount, William, 1749-1800
- Existence: 1749-03-26 - 1800-03-21
William Blount was an American statesman and land speculator, and a signer of the United States Constitution. He was a member of the North Carolina delegation at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and led efforts in North Carolina to ratify the Constitution in 1789 at Fayetteville.
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Content Description Minutes of a meeting of the " Council of the Chiefs of the whole Cherokee Nation" begun on May 20th, 1795, at Estanaula, in which the establishment of a trading post on the Tennessee River to serve the Cherokees, Chikasaws, Choctaws and Creeks was discussed, among other issues.In attendance were John McKee, agent to the Cherokees; Creeks including Attusamalan, Chinnippoe, and John O'Kelly; Cherokees including The Little Turkey, The Badger, John Watts, The Bloody Fellow, and others;...