View this item elsewhere:

Title
Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee
Names
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919 (Collector)
Sevier, John (Recipient)
United States. Indian Commissioners (Creator)
Collection

Thomas Addis Emmet collection

Series IV. The Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789

Members of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789: The Carolinas and Georgia.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1797-04-16
Place: Tellico Blockhouse, Tenn.
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 927
Genres
Documents
Notes
Funding: Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Physical Description
A. L. S., Benjamin Hawkins; signed also by Andrew Pickens. Endorsed. 3 pp. Fo
Description
In reply to his letter of Apr. 13, handed them by Mr. Cowan, they inform him that the Indians are inclined more peaceably than ever before; that they withhold from him no information whereby the citizens can be injured in any way; a few Indians had been invited to meet there for ends beneficial to the U.S.; that they, Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickens, and James Winchester, had been appointed Commissioners to mark the boundary lines between the Indians and the U. S.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11868616
MSS Unit ID: 927
Archives EAD ID: 275520
Calendar number: EM. 1170
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5687d420-c52e-012f-8c91-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1797: Created
  • 1828: Creator Born
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1797. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-fa0a-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-fa0a-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1797). Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-fa0a-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b9f93b5d-fa0a-9cb5-e040-e00a1806459b | title= (text) Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee, (1797) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=July 18, 2019 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

Letter to John Sevier, Governor of Tennessee