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Title Know all men by these presents that we Talotuskee, Colomiskee, and Nelly of the Cherokee Nation of Indians... do ordain, nominate, constitute, and appoint Gideon Morgan... Our true and lawful attorney... [manuscript]: 1825 Nov. 18
Author Talotuskee
Date
Document Type Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Power of attorney, November 18, 1825, from three Cherokee Indian brothers, Talotuskee, Colomiskee, and Nelly, to Gideon Morgan, a Cherokee Indian residing in McMinn County, Tenn., authorizing him to prosecute their claim to their father’s 640 acre reservation in the county. The document is signed with the marks of the three Cherokee brothers and is witnessed by James G. Williams, Aaron Haynes, and James S. Bridges.
Names Colomiskee; Nelly; Morgan, Gideon; Williams, James G.; Haynes, Aaron; Bridges, James S.
Places McMinn County, Tennessee, United States
Keywords land tenure, reservation, business, law, property
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 873
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue