• Creator
  • Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
  • Created Date
  • 1835
  • Description
  • President Andrew Jackson writes to the Cherokee Nation on March 16, 1835, urging them to give up the fight for their homeland. Jackson argues that the Cherokee people will be much better off if they remove to land west of the Mississippi River, and he says that they must remove since the situation is beyond anyone's control. Jackson tells the Cherokees that he will be sending commissioners to negotiate favorable terms for their removal and emi... more
    President Andrew Jackson writes to the Cherokee Nation on March 16, 1835, urging them to give up the fight for their homeland. Jackson argues that the Cherokee people will be much better off if they remove to land west of the Mississippi River, and he says that they must remove since the situation is beyond anyone's control. Jackson tells the Cherokees that he will be sending commissioners to negotiate favorable terms for their removal and emigration, and he expresses hope that they will accept the advice that he claims to give them as a friend. Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the Digital Library of Georgia in 2002, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Local identification number: pam013. Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, E99.C5 J3, box N/A, folder N/A, document N/A. less
  • Format
  • 2 pages/leaves