|Title:||Articles of agreement between the United States and the Cherokee Nation for opening a road from the state of Tennessee to the state of Georgia through the Cherokee Nation / [recorded by] Return J. Meigs: a machine-readable transcription|
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|Date:|| October 20, 1803|
|Summary:||This document is an agreement between the United States and the Cherokee Nation for opening a road from Tellico in Tennessee into Jackson County, Georgia in the direction of the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. The articles of the agreement enumerate the specific rights and powers reserved to the Cherokee Nation respecting tolls, ferries, and travel along the road. The agreement was set down by Return J. Meigs and bears the signature of a number of Cherokee leaders including Charles Hicks, Pathkiller, James Vann and Black Fox.|
|Repository:||Special Collections Library, The University of Tennessee Knoxville|
|Collection:||Penelope Johnson Allen|
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