James Madison Papers

Presidential Proclamation, 5 April 1809 (Abstract)

§ Presidential Proclamation

5 April 1809, Washington. Offers lands ceded to the U.S. by the Cherokee and Chickasaw tribes, lying within the Mississippi Territory, for public sale. The sale will begin on 7 Aug. at Nashville, Tennessee, and continue for three weeks.

Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 49, Proclamations of Public Sales). 2 pp. Printed in Carter, Territorial Papers, Mississippi, 5:724–25.

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