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    • An Act to authorize the raising a fund, for the purpose of discharging the cost of cutting and clearing a wagon road from south West Point to the settlement on Cumberland River, in Mero district, by lottery. Section 1. Be it enacted by the...
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    • of the said states and territory, with a request from the managers to promote an object so interesting to the Citizens of the United States. Sec. 7. And be it enacted, That Col. James White, Col. James Winchester, Col. Stockley Donelson, Capt....
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    • Page 1 CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE ADOPTED IN CONVENTION AT NASHVILLE, FEBRUARY 23RD A.D. 1870. PREAMBLE AND DECLARATION OF RIGHTS. Whereas, The people of the territory of the United States south of the river Ohio, having the right of...
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    • Page 5 river runs through the same; thence to the top of the Bald Mountain; thence along the extreme height of said mountain to the Painted Rock on French Broad river; thence along the highest ridge of said mountain, to the place where it is called...
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    • Page 17 Section 2. No person who denies the being of God, or a future state of rewards and punishments, shall hold any office in the civil department of this State. Section 3. Any person who shall, after the adoption of this Constitution, fight a...
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    • Page 18 of Macon County, be taken in the formation of said new County: Out of fractions of Grainger and Jefferson Counties but no line of such new County shall include any part of Grainger County north of the Holston River; nor shall any line...
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    • said river to the top of the blue ridge, thence along the blue ridge to the Unicoy Turnpike road thence a straight line to the nearest main source of the Chestatee; thence along its main channel, including Islands to the Chatahoochie and thence...
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    • highest ridge of said Mountain, to the place where it is called great Iron or Smoky Mountain; thence along the extreme height of said Mountain to the place where it is called Unicoi or Unaka Mountain, between the Indian Towns of Cowee and old...
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    • Congress for the Government of the Territory North West of the Ohio, provided nothing herein contained shall extend to affect, the claim or claims of Individuals, to any part of the Soil which is recognized to them by the aforesaid Cession...
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    • CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE Whereas the people of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio, having the right of admission into the General Government as a Member State thereof, consistent with the constitution of the...
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    • Page 2 Sec. 31. That the limits and boundaries of this State be ascertained, it is declared they are as hereafter mentioned, that is to say: Beginning on the extreme height of the Stone mountain, at the place where the line of Virginia intersects...
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    • Page 4 Sec 3. There shall be a Treasurer or Treasurers appointed for the State, by the joint vote of both Houses of the general Assembly, who shall hold his or their offices for two years. Sec 4. The election of all officers, and the filling of...
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    • Nations or Tribes of Indians with whom We are connected, and who live under our Protection, should not be molested or disturbed in the Possession of such Parts of Our Dominions and Territories as, not having been ceded to or purchased by Us, are...
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    • 1818 Letter from Cherokee Chiefs to Gov. McMinn For the Raleigh Register. A letter from the Cherokee Chiefs to his Excellency, Gov. Jos. McMinn, in answer to certain communications of his respecting their land and removal to the west. Friend and...
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    • be acting with that humane and honest principle which is capable of producing blessings from that Supreme Power, if we were to accede to your propositions, to compel a whole nation of people, contrary to their free will and choice, to leave the...
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    • We have here the advantages of adopting the virtues of our white brothers, who surround us. Your Excellency is not unacquainted with the progress which we have made in agriculture and civilized life. The benign influence of religion has opened the...
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    • Capture of Major John Andre

    • Major John Andre (1750-1780), British Army officer during the American Revolution, at the moment of his discovery as a spy carrying plans of Crown Point, New York in his boot.
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