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[Letter] 1826 Nov. 15, Valley Towns, [North Carolina to] James Barbour, Sec[retar]y of War

Author: Evan Jones; Southeastern Native American Documents Collection (GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)); Tennessee State Library and Archives.; University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Libraries.
Publisher: 1826.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This document is a letter from Evan Jones, a Baptist missionary at the Valley Towns (North Carolina) of the Cherokee Nation, to James Barbour, Secretary of War (1825-1828), dated November 15, 1826. Jones communicates information to Barbour relative to the progress of various industries in the Cherokee Nation, most notably the establishment of several mills. The improvements have been made under the direction of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Evan Jones; Southeastern Native American Documents Collection (GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)); Tennessee State Library and Archives.; University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Libraries.
OCLC Number: 44749987
Notes: Document held by the Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tenn. Cherokee Collection, box 1, folder 10, document 003.
Document ID: ch003.
Digital image of original manuscript, scanned by the University of Tennessee Libraries in 2000, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Description: 3 p. /leaves.
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Responsibility: Evan Jones.

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This document is a letter from Evan Jones, a Baptist missionary at the Valley Towns (North Carolina) of the Cherokee Nation, to James Barbour, Secretary of War (1825-1828), dated November 15, 1826. Jones communicates information to Barbour relative to the progress of various industries in the Cherokee Nation, most notably the establishment of several mills. The improvements have been made under the direction of the Board of Managers of the Baptist General Convention and also include a well-attended school. Jones also remarks on the general "progress" of the Cherokees with respect to Christianity and the "civilized arts."

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