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Declaration by William Blount concerning the treaty between the United States and the Chickasaw Nation
Blount, William, 1749-1800
January 10, 1786
Volume 18, Page 491

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

The under written agent for the State of North Carolina protests against the treaty on this day about to be entered into between Benjamin Hawkins, Joseph Martin and Andrew Pickens, Commissioners on the part of the United States of America, and the Chickasaw Indians on the other part, because it contains Stipulations which infringe and violate the Constitutional and Legislative rights of that State.


Done at Hopewell on Keeowee, January 10th, 1786.
WM. BLOUNT.