Oklahoma Red Book Vol 1 Part 3 (Pages 245-408) 1
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OKLAHOMA RED BOOK 245 CHEROKEE TREATY. CONCLUDED JULY 8, 1817. SUMMARY. Art. I. ( Cession of Eastern Lands to United States. Art. II. ( Art. III. Providing for a Census of the Cherokee Indians. Art. IV. Providing for Apportionment of Lands. Art. V. Defining the Boundary Line of Western Lands exchanged for the Eastern Cession. Art. VI. Considerations for Improvements. Art. VII. Providing for the Cherokee Poor and Decrepit. Art. VIII. Providing for Descent and Distribution. Art. IX. Reserving the Right of Free Navigation on Navigable Streams. Art. X. Abrogating Certain Treaty Rights of 1806. Art. XI. Providing for a Boundary Commission. Art. XII. Providing U. S. Protection from Intrusions until Ratification of Treaty. Art. XIII. Providing for Ratification. Articles of treaty at the Cherokee Agency, 'within the Cherokee Nation, between Major General Andrew Jackson, Joseph McMinn, Governor of the State of Tennessee, and General David Merriwether, Commissioners Plenipotentiary of the United- States of America, of the one part, and the chiefs, head men, and warriors, of the Cherokee Nation, east of the Mississippi river and the chiefs, head men, and warriors, of the Cherokees on the Arkansas river, and their deputies, John D. Chisholm and James Rogers, duly authorized by the Chiefs of the Cherokees on the Arkansas' river ,in open council by written power of attorney, duly signed and executed, in presence of Joseph Sevier and William Ware. Whereas, in the autumn of the year one thousand eight hundred and eight, a deputation from the upper and lower Cherokee towns, duly authorized by their' Nation, went to the City of Washington, the first named to declare to the President of the United States their anxious desire to engage in the pursuits of agriculture and civilized life, in the country they then occupied, and to make known to the President of the United States the impracticability of inducing the Nation at large to do this, and to request the establishment of a division line between the upper and lower towns, so as to include all the waters in the Hiwassee river to the upper Town, that by thus contracting their society within narrow limits, they proposed to begin the establishment of fixed laws and a regular government; the deputies from the lower towns to make known their desire to continue the hunter life, and also the scarcity of game where they then lived, and, under those circumstances, their wish to remove across the Mississippi river on some vacant lands of the United States. And whereas the President of the United States maturely considering the petitions of both parties, on the ninth day of January, A. D.
|Title|| Oklahoma Red Book Vol 1 Part 3 (Pages 245-408)|
Corden, Seth K.
Richards, William B.
Oklahoma--Politics and government
|Physical description||676 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Notes||Vol. 1, "comp. by Seth K. Corden, former sec'y State election board, and W.B. Richards, corporation record clerk, under supervision of Giles W. Farris, state printer, and Benjamin F. Harrison, secretary of state."|
|Original Place of Publication||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
|Original Publication Date||1912|
|Electronic Place of Publication||Oklahoma City|
|Electronic Publisher||Oklahoma Department of Libraries|
|Electronic Publication Date||2012|
|Format||application/pdf (.pdf); tiff files converted to pdf|
|Source||Oklahoma Dept. of Libraries, Oklahoma Collection, O 976.6 Okl|
|Copyright and Permissions||Copyright of this digital resource, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, 2008. For further information regarding use please consult the Rights and Permissions page, http://www.crossroads.odl.state.ok.us/shell/rights.php or contact the holding institution of the digital resource.|
|Holding Institution||Oklahoma Department of Libraries|
|Metadata/Digital Resource Librarian||Kitty Pittman|
|Title|| Oklahoma Red Book Vol 1 Part 3 (Pages 245-408) 1|