Cherokee Indian Agency (TN) record example

    Cherokee Indian Agency (TN)

    Records: 12,457Complete: 100%

    NARA M208. This publication includes the records of the agent of Indian Affairs in Tennessee whose duties included preserving or restoring peace, and inducing Indians to cede their lands and move to areas less threatened by white encroachment. The agency distributed money and goods and carried out other provisions of treaties with the Indians. As the Indians were increasingly confined on reservations, the agents became more concerned with educating and "civilizing" them.

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    Publication Title
    Cherokee Indian Agency (TN)
    Total Records
    12,457Complete: 100%
    Content Source
    Allen County Public Library logoAllen County Public Library
    Publication Number
    M208
    Record Group
    75
    Published on Fold3
    26 Mar 2009
    Last Updated
    27 Mar 2009
    Description
    NARA M208. These records include correspondence, agency letter books, fiscal records, and records of the Agent for Cherokee Removal.