Orders, 1838 May 17, Cherokee Agency, Ten[nessee] / [by command of] Winfield Scott

Collection:
Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
Title:
Orders, 1838 May 17, Cherokee Agency, Ten[nessee] / [by command of] Winfield Scott
Date of Original:
1838-05-17
Subject:
Cherokee Indians--Relocation
Cherokee Indians--Land tenure
Location:
United States, Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Medium:
orders (military records)
Type:
Text
Format:
text/html
image/jpeg
Description:
This is a typewritten document, dated May 17, 1838, containing the orders pertaining to the removal of the Cherokee Indians remaining in North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama, to territory west of the Mississippi, according to the terms of the New Echota Treaty of 1835. The orders originated with Major General Winfield Scott at the Cherokee Agency in Tennessee and outline the military personnel involved in the emigration and the procedures to be followed. Scott's signature appears on the orders and they are designated to be read to each military company participating in the removal.
Digital image of original manuscript, scanned by the University of Georgia Libraries in 2000, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Local Identifier:
ivp001
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_ivp001
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_ivp001#item
IIIF manifest:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_ivp001/presentation/manifest.json
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [title of item], Captain Isaac Vincent Papers, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia
Extent:
1 pages/leaves
Original Collection:
Manuscript held by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries, Captain Isaac Vincent Papers, box MS617, folder N/A, document 01.
Holding Institution:
Hargrett Library
Rights:
Rights Statement information

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