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Colonial Period Cherokee Land Cessions in Northeastern Tennessee


The Three Colonial Period Cherokee Cessions
in Northeastern Tennessee

Treaty of 14 October 1770 at Lochabar, South Carolina
    Treaty of 20 July 1777, with Virginia and North Carolina.
    Treaty of 17 March 1775, with Richard Henderson, et al.

       Note: The two areas, one with the number 11, the other with the number 4, are both part of federal period cessions.

       Cherokee Territorial Limits and Land Cessions, from a map by Charles C. Royce, Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, 1883-‘84, to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institute. Government Printing Office, Washington, 1887.

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