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Cherokee Phoenix and Indians' Advocate
Wednesday, July 8, 1829
Vol. II no. 14
Page 2, col. 2b

 The President has appointed Caleb Atwater, of Ohio, with Cols. M'Neil and Menan, to treat with several Indian tribes, on the Mississippi.  The object is said to be the purchase of the right of soil south of the Ouisconsin River, especially the lead region.