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Letter from William Blount to Benjamin Hawkins, Joseph Martin, and Andrew Pickens
Blount, William, 1749-1800
January 10, 1786
Volume 18, Page 490

HON. WM. BLOUNT TO THE CONTINENTAL COMMISSIONERS.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Hopewell on Keeowee, January 10th, 1786.

Gentlemen:

I beg leave again to call your attention to my letters of the 22d and 28th of November and again to assure you that should you by treaty fix any Bounds between the Citizens of North Carolina and any nation of Indians within the limits of the said State as declared in her Constitution and Bill of rights, or allot any lands to any Nation, Tribe or Town of Indians to live or hunt on within the said limits, the said State shall and will consider such treaty or allotment a violation of her Constitutional and Legislative rights.

I have the honor to be
Yours, &c.,
WM. BLOUNT,
Agent for the State of North Carolina.