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Title:[Letter] 1815 Feb. 19, Highwassee Garrison, [TN] [to] Colonel James Brown / Return J. Meigs : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Meigs, Return J.

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Date: February 19, 1815
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter dated February 19, 1815, from Cherokee Agent Return J. Meigs to James Brown, a son of Colonel Joseph Brown. Meigs is advising Brown that recovering his father's slaves from Cherokee chief Coteoyetohee is threatening a peace between the US and the Cherokee and is in violation of a treaty. Meigs reminds Brown that treaties are the highest law and that all are accountable to the law.
Collection:Joseph Brown Papers

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