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Handwritten document addressed to the United States Congress regarding Western Cherokees after Treaty of 1833

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Handwritten complaint from the Western Cherokee tribe to the United States Senate and House of Representatives discussing the legislative treatment of the Eastern and Western Cherokee tribes in relation to Treaty of 1833 alongside the matter of forced removal and land costs. Discusses the Western Cherokee's land stolen by the Eastern Cherokee that was then sold to the U.S. government. Eighteen pages long. Folder 63

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Handwritten 18-page document addressed to the Congress of the United States regarding conditions of the Western Cherokees after the Treaty of 1833
Native American, Cherokee
mid-19th century
ink on paper
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