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Title:[Letter] 1824 May 24, Washington, to Colo[nel] Thomas L. McKenney / Jno. [i.e., John] Ross ... [et al.] : a machine-readable transcription
Author:Ross, John, 1790-1866
Author:Hicks, Elijah
Author:Lowrey, George
Author:Ridge, Major, ca. 1771-1839

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Date: May 24,1824
Extent: 4p
Summary:This document is a letter from a delegation of Cherokee leaders including John Ross, George Lowrey, Major Ridge, and Elijah Hicks, to Colonel Thomas L. McKenney, in the Department of War, dated May 24, 1824. The delegation complains to McKenney about the payment of claims of the Cherokees against white intruders who have stolen and/or damaged Cherokee property. They indicate their dissatisfaction with the response of the U.S. agent, Joseph McMinn, to these claims and insist that the issue be addressed by the War Department.
Repository:The Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN
Collection:State Library Cherokee Collection
Box: 1
Folder: 23

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