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1817-07-08, Cherokee Nation east of the Mississippi River, etc.-U.S.
Articles of a Treaty between the United States of America and the Cherokee Nation east of the Mississippi River, and Cherokees on the Arkansas River,
July 8, 1817, 7 Stat. 156-160. ( Articles of a Treaty between the United States and the Cherokee Nation east of the Mississippi River and Cherokees
on the Arkansas River. The Indians cede lands to the United States specified in Articles 1 and 2 of the Treaty. As compensation the Cherokees on the
Arkansas River received an equivalent amount of land on the north side of the Arkansas River. The U.S. also gave to the Indians who were relocated to
the western side of the Mississippi River rifles and ammunition. The boundary lines agreed to in Articles 1 and 2 were to be marked by a commission
appointed by the President. The treaty was concluded at the Cherokee Agency in the state of Tennessee on July 8, 1817.)
Title:   Articles of a treaty concluded, at the Cherokee agency, within the Cherokee nation / between major general Andrew Jackson, Joseph M'Minn, governor of the state of Tennessee, and general David Meriwether, commissioners plenipotentiary of the United States of America, of the one part, and the chiefs, head men, and warriors, of the Cherokee nation, east of the Mississippi river, and the chiefs, head men, and warriors, of the Cherokees on the Arkansas river, and their deputies, John D. Chisholm and James Rogers, duly authorized by the chiefs of the Cherokees on the Arkansas river, in open council, by written power of attorney, duly signed and executed, in presence of Joseph Sevier and William Ware.
OCLC Number:   1013931827
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