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Title:[Letter] 1818 Nov. 19, Cherokee Agency, [to] Daniel Graham / Jos[eph] McMinn: a machine-readable transcription of an image
Author:McMinn, Joseph

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Date: November 19, 1818
Extent: 4p
Summary:This document was written by Governor Joseph McMinn (1815-1821) to Secretary of State Daniel Graham on November 19, 1818. Governor McMinn writes that he will soon have taken the land east of the Mississippi River from the Cherokee and that if they want compensation, they must relinquish their possessions and claims to the United States within a certain number of years. He adds that the Cherokee look up to him for guidance, and he has been witness to vast amounts of monies and supplies trading hands for the trip west.
Collection:Governor McMinn Letters

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