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Title:[Letter] 1798 Sept. 16, Knoxville, [Tennessee, to] The Hon[ora]ble James Robertson, Lachlen [i.e. Lachlan] McIntosh, and James White / John Sevier : a machine-readable transcription of an image
Author:Sevier, John

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Date: September 16, 1798
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document was written by Governor John Sevier (1796-1801, 1803-1809) to James Robertson, Lachlan McIntosh and James White, dated September 16, 1798. This letter was written to inform the three men that the Cherokee are preparing to enter into a treaty with the United States commissioners. Sevier instructed the men to attend the treaty meeting and represent the interests of the state of Tennessee, particularly in regards to the settlers who have been removed from their plantations because they resided within Indian land boundaries.
Collection:Governor John Sevier Papers

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