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1 Title:   Treaty of Hopewell  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States  
  Dates:   1785 November 28  
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The collection consists of a treaty concluded at Hopewell on the Kiowee River, between Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickens, Joseph Martin, and Lachlan McIntosh, Commissioners Plenipotentiary of the United States, and the headmen and warriors of the Cherokee Indians on November 28, 1785. The treaty provided for westward expansion as it authorized the cession of much of the lands along the French Broad and Holston Rivers to the United States.
 
  Identifier:   ms1346  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Wilson Lumpkin reminiscences  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lumpkin, Wilson, 1783-1870  
  Dates:   1852  
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The collection consists of reminiscences of Wilson Lumpkin, written entirely in his hand, in 1852. The reminiscences mainly highlight his political career including service as a U.S. Representative; Governor of Georgia; United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, Commissioner to execute the Cherokee Treaty of 1835; and U.S. Senator. Besides the personal reminiscences, the volumes include copies of official correspondence as Governor and Commissioner, and speeches and remarks as U.S. Senator. The reminiscences describe state and national political matters and include extensive information regarding the native American Indians, particularly the Cherokees, and their subsequent removal to the West.
 
  Identifier:   ms1047  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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