|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Taylor, James, active 1855.|
|Title:||James Taylor letter|
|Dates:||1855 January 14|
|Extent:||(1 folder) 0.05 cubic feet|
|Collection materials are in English.|
James Taylor was in Washington, D.C., during the 1855 Cherokee delegation.
This collection consists of a letter written from James Taylor to John A. Parker of Dohlonega, Georgia. Writing from Washington, D.C. in 1855, Taylor describes a delegation of Eastern Cherokees which was to appear before the Department of Indian Affairs to appeal for money and land due them under Native American treaties. Junaluska, Cherokee Chief, was in attendance at the hearing. Taylor also mentions several friends.
[Item identification], James Taylor letter, MS 606, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Purchased from Schindler's Antique Shop in Charleston, South Carolina, 1951.
Collection is open for research.
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