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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents

Section 1 (of 3) of Volume 10

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Published: 1902
Language: English
Wordcount: 47,937 / 161 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.8
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 354
Added to site: 2005.02.28
mnybks.net#: 9850
Genre: History
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nt in the Senate Chamber, attended by General Knox--

The Senate resumed the consideration of the state of facts, and questions thereto annexed, laid before them by the President of the United States on Saturday last; and the first question, viz, "In the present state of affairs between North Carolina and the United States will it be proper to take any other measures for redressing the injuries of the Cherokees than the one herein suggested?" being put, was answered in the negative.

The third question, viz, "If the commissioners shall adjudge that the Creek Nation was fully represented at the three treaties with Georgia, and that the cessions of land Were obtained with the full understanding and free consent of the acknowledged proprietors, and that the said treaties ought to be considered as just and equitable, in this case shall the commissioners be instructed to insist on a formal renewal and confirmation thereof, and in case of a refusal shall they be instructed to inform the Creeks that the arms of

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