Cherokee Phoenix

ECHOTA, 19th Act. 1830

Published October, 23, 1830

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ECHOTA, 19th Act. 1830.

Sir -- By a request of the Honorable the Secretary of War, dated, Franklin 1st Sept. 1830 -- I was desired to come into your Nation, and by fair argument, explain to your people the views of the government toward them. I am now here for that purpose, and hope you will communicate my intentions to the proper authorities of your nation, and let me know at what time it will be most convenient for them to hear me.

Most respectfully your ob't. serv't.


Mr. John Ross, Principal Chief, 'c.