Cherokee Phoenix

The following is a specimen of the stories that the Federal Union is in the constant habit of entert

Published July, 27, 1833

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The following is a specimen of the stories that the Federal Union is in the constant habit of entertaining its readers. If there has been a reaction in favor of a treaty, it must be found in the fiction of his own brain, we saw none in the Council. We have said heretofore no truth can be found in these Georgia papers on the Cherokee case, especially in one that advocates the principles of a ROBBER.

'THE CHEROKEES.'- We learn from a source entitled to the highest credit, that the attempts to prevent a treaty with the Cherokees, under the pretence that they would be benefitted by the act for the collection of the revenue, have resulted in a powerful reaction in favor of a treaty. The enemies of the President at Washington, affirmed that this revenue law would prevent a treaty; a portion of our representatives in Congress, on their return to the State, gave currency to the same charge against the administration; and Ross, the principal Chief, played a corresponding part among his countrymen. But the President, with his characteristic frankness, and decision of character, has shown to the Cherokees their real situation: and a large majority of that hitherto deluded people, are now convinced that if they remain within the chartered limits of Georgia, they must submit to her laws. At the solicitations of Ross, and his partisans, the other chiefs have consented to postpone making a treaty, until the meeting of Congress; and to prevent any unnecessary delay after that time, an exploring party is to visit the Arkansas country during the present summer. We believe that our Indian controversies are rapidly approaching a harmonious and satisfactory close: and the people of Georgia will be on their guard, how they give credit to open accusations, or subtle insinuations against the President.' --Federal Union