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Title Message [manuscript]: Charleston, [S.C.], to Mr. Speaker and gentlemen of the House of Representatives, 1786 Feb. 9
Author Moultrie, William (1730-1805)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Feb. 9, 1786, message to the House of Representatives regarding the conflict between South Carolina legislation permitting white settlement northwest of the ancient boundary line between the Cherokee Nation and the state, and provisions of the treaty concluded at Hopewell, Nov. 28, 1785, between the United States and the Cherokee Indians.
Places Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Keywords government, settlement, boundary, territory, treaty, legislation, land tenure, politics, commissioner, House of Representatives
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Southeast
Additional Information Describes a letter from Colonel William Blount which is not enclosed.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 823
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue