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Title:[Letter] 1829 Aug. 29, New Town, Cherokee Nation [to] Jno. [i.e., John] Ross / William Carroll: a machine-readable transcription
Author:Tennessee. Governor (1829-1835 : Carroll)

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Date: August 29,1829
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter from William Carroll, Governor of Tennessee (1821-1827, 1829-1835), to John Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, dated August 29, 1829. Carroll informs Ross that the President is very interested in the removal of the Cherokees to a territory west of the Mississippi River, specifically in light of recent decisions by certain states to extend their jurisdiction over the Cherokee Nation. Carroll requests a meeting with the principal chiefs and impresses on them the importance of settling these matters peacefully.
Repository:The Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville,TN
Collection:State Library Cherokee Collection
Folder: 2

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