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CHEROKEE PHOENIX AND INDIANS' ADVOCATE
Wednesday, February 25, 1829
Volume 1 No. 50
Page 2 Col. 1a

 Valuation of Cherokee Improvements.- We understand, that the Secretary of War has appointed Maj. E. W. Du Val, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Cherokee Indians; Rev. Alfred Finney, late of Dwight Mission in the Cherokee Nation; and Rudford Ellis, Esq. of Conway  County, to be Appraisers for the purpose of viewing and appraising the improvements owned by the Cherokee Indians in the country which that Nation ceded to the United States, by the late Treaty.  The Appraisers, we understand will immediately proceed to execute the trust reposed in them.
        ___ Id. (Ark. Gaz.)