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Title:[Letter] 1797 Nov. 19, Knoxville, [Tennessee, to] Andrew Jackson / John Sevier: a machine-readable transcription of an image
Author:Sevier, John

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Date: November 19, 1797
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter written to Andrew Jackson, with copies also being sent to Joseph Anderson and William Claiborne, by Governor John Sevier (1796-1801, 1803-1809) on November 19, 1797. In the letter, Sevier describes the murder of two Indians. Sevier says that the Indian people of the area are distressed over the murders, but promise that no retaliation for the murders will occur. Sevier explains that several people have left the area, while others remain and refuse to leave. Sevier asks Jackson for his support in dealing with the distressed people.
Collection: Governor John Sevier Papers

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