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Letter from William Tryon to John Rutherford, Robert Palmer, and John Frohock
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
June 04, 1767
Volume 07, Page 467

[From Tryon's Letter Book.]
Letter from Governor Tryon to John Rutherford, Robert Palmer
and John Frohock, Esquires

Reedy River Camp the 4th June 1767.

You will wait on the Cherokee Chiefs and acquaint them and Mr Cameron you have my directions to begin to run with them this morning the dividing line between the western frontiers of this province and their hunting grounds to commence on Reedy River where the South Carolina line terminates and be run a north course into the mountains whence a straight line to the lead mines of Colo Chiswell are to fix the boundary agreeable to the settlement made by the Prince of Chota, Juds Friend and all the other warriors of their lower towns at a meeting held at Fort Prince George the 20th day of October 1765.

I am Gentlemen &c