Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to United States Congress, 17 April 1806

April 17. 1806.

To the Senate & House of Representatives of the United States.

The Senate having advised & consented to the ratification of a Convention between the US. & the Cherokee Indians concluded at Washington on the 7th. day of January last for the cession of their right to the tract of country therein described. it is now laid before both houses of Congress for the exercise of their constitutional powers towards the fulfilment thereof.

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DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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