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Title:[Letter] 1798 July 11, Knoxville, [Tennessee, to] Colo[nel] Henly / John Sevier: a machine-readable transcription of an image
Author:Sevier, John

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Date: July 11, 1798
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter written to Colonel Henly by John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee from 1796-1801 and 1803-1809, on July 11, 1798. In the letter, John Sevier states that James Calbert, from the Chickasaw Nation has complaints against the United States. Sevier encourages Colonel Henly to listen to the complaints of Calbert and the Chickasaw Nation because of their loyalty and friendship to the United States.
Collection: Governor John Sevier Papers

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Knoxville 11th July 1798

Mr. James Calbert of the Chickasaw Nation , has made known to me, Some accounts he has against the United States contracted by Chism , when he was engaged for to trans act [transact] some Indian business — I have recommended to him, to wait on you with his papers, assuring him at the same time you would do him that Justice his claim merited — permit me to Observe, that Mr. James Calbert , together with the rest of the family, and also the principle leaders of the Chickasaw Nation , has always discovered great friendship and Sincere attachment to the United States . from And their conduct in General entitles them to the particular notice and Attention of Government especially at the present Crisis

I have the honor to be Very Respectfully
Yours & C & C [et cetera, et cetera]
Colo. [Colonel] Henly

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Colonel Henly
11th June 1798
by James Calbert

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