Cherokee Indian Agency (TN)

Records: 12,457 · Complete: 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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Fold3, Cherokee Indian Agency (TN) (/title/21/cherokee-indian-agency-tn :accessed September 24, 2020), database and images,

Publication Title
Cherokee Indian Agency (TN)
Total Records
Records: 12,457 · Complete: 100%
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Published on Fold3
March 26, 2009
Last Updated
March 27, 2009
NARA M208. These records include correspondence, agency letter books, fiscal records, and records of the Agent for Cherokee Removal.