Letter from Roger B. Taney to Samuel Smith

Letter from Roger B. Taney to Samuel Smith
Number of Pages: 
7
Date: 
February 7, 1786 [1826]

Attorney Roger Brooke Taney writes to Senator Samuel Smith and discuses his view of the legal rights of the Creek and Cherokee tribes in Georgia with regard to treaties made with the federal government. Taney also discusses the Act of 1793 in regard to treaties with France. While Taney writes the year incorrectly, Smith endorses the correct year as 1826.

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Location: 
I-SpahrB-1954-4
Origin: 
Gift of Boyd Lee Spahr