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Title:[Letter] 1802 Apr. 30, [to] Colo[nel Return J.] Meigs, Southwest Point, [Tennessee] / Archibald Roane: a machine-readable transcription
Author:Tennessee. Governor (1801-1803 : Roane)

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Date: April 30,1802
Extent: 4p
Summary:This document is a letter from Archibald Roane, Governor of Tennessee (1801-1803), to Colonel Return J. Meigs, U.S. agent to the Cherokees at Southwest Point in Tennessee, dated April 30, 1802. Roane reports that two white men killed a Creek Indian in Jackson County (Tennessee) and the nearby inhabitants fear reprisal from the Indians. He also advises Meigs to warn the Indians in his area not to hunt near Jackson County, as the local inhabitants are alarmed. Roane assures Meigs he will conduct an inquiry into the murder and seek punishment for the perpetrators. Another letter from Roane on this topic also appears in the Southeastern Native American Documents Database as ch017 .
Repository:The Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN
Collection:State Library Cherokee Collection
Folder: 22

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