An act to authorize certain Cherokee Indians to remain permanently in North Carolina

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[ Note: This document contains both written and printed text. ] An Act to authorize certain Cherokee Indians to remain permanently in North Carolina.

Whereas, By an act of the thirty-third Congress of the United States, Second Session, chapter two hundred and four, Section third, the sum of forty two thousand two hundred and ninety dollars and Sixty nine cents is appropriated for the use and benefit of the Cherokee Indians residing in the State of North Carolina, and embraced in the role of John C. Mullay, the payment of which is dependant on the consent of the State of North Carolina that such Indians may remain permanently in the State.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of North Carolina, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the Same, That the Cherokee Indians, who are now residents of the State of North Carolina


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shall have the authority and permission to remain in the several counties of this State where they now reside; and shall be permitted to remain permanently therein so long as they may see proper to do so, anything in the treaty of eighteen hundred and thirty-five to the contrary notwithstanding.
Sec 2. Be it further enacted, That this act shall be in force from and after its ratification.
Ratified
Feby [February] 19th 1866.
I certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the original on file in this office.

Jany [January] 19th 1867

[Signed] R. W. Best Sec [Secretary] of State



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[printed text: THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, ]
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To all whom these Presents shall come, Greeting:
Be it Known, That [written text: R. W. Best ] [printed text: whose name, in his own proper hand-writing, is subscribed to the annexed Certificate, is and was, at the time of granting the same, ] [written text: Secretary of State of the State of North Carolina, ] [printed text: and that his said Certificate is in due form. ]
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[printed text: In Testimony Whereof, his Excellency, JONATHAN WORTH, our Governor, Captain-General and Commander-in-Chief, hath signed with his hand these presents, and caused our Great Seal to be affixed thereto. ]
[printed text: Done at our City of Raleigh, on the ]
[written text: 21st ] [printed text: day of ][written text: January ] [printed text: in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty- ] [written text: seven ] [printed text:, and in the ninety ] [written text: first ] [printed text: year of our Independence. ]

[Signed] Jonathan Worth
[printed text: BY THE GOVERNOR: ]
[Signed] Wm [William] H. Bagley
[printed text: Private Secretary. ]





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Act of the General Assembly of the State of NoC [North Carolina] -- In relation to the Cherokees

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