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Cherokee Treaty , 1804

Identifier: 29

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This is the original manuscript of the Cherokee Treaty of 1804 which was concluded in the National Council of the Cherokees assembled at Eustinalee on the 9th day of April, 1804, with Return J. Meigs, Agent to the Cherokees, acting under instructions from the Executive of the United States.

This treaty provided for a road across the Cumberland Mountains from Kentucky through Tennessee to Tellico. The witnesses were William Tharp, William Lovely, and Charles Hicks, the interpreter. Besides Meigs, the signatories included Sower Mush, Path Killer, Eunslee, Tuskalee, and Turtle-at­Home.


  • Creation: 1804-04-09

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1 item : 4 pages, foolscap.

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Part of the Helmerich Center for American Research at Gilcrease Museum Repository

1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd.
Tulsa Ok 74127