• Created Date
  • 1818-05-20
  • Description
  • Cherokee Council minutes which include a talk from Joseph McMinn, Governor of Tennessee dated May 1818. McMinn presents the Treaty of the Cherokee Agency, July 8, 1817, before the Cherokee and Arkansas, and he discusses the federal government's plan for the removal of Indian Nations east of the Mississippi and the "civilization" of these people. The council minutes following McMinn's address appear to be in a different hand, but seem connected... more
    Cherokee Council minutes which include a talk from Joseph McMinn, Governor of Tennessee dated May 1818. McMinn presents the Treaty of the Cherokee Agency, July 8, 1817, before the Cherokee and Arkansas, and he discusses the federal government's plan for the removal of Indian Nations east of the Mississippi and the "civilization" of these people. The council minutes following McMinn's address appear to be in a different hand, but seem connected contextually. Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Libraries in 2000, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Local identification number: ch060. Manuscript held by the The Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN, State Library Cherokee Collection, box 3, folder 2, document ch060. less
  • Format
  • 23 pages/leaves