MS 1926 Census Roll of the North Carolina (East) Cherokees Corrected and officially certified May 19, 1860, with accompanying explanatory reports and letters by Burton N. Harrison; S. S. Scott, Confederate Commissioner of Indian Affairs; William H. Thomas; and James W. Terrell; submitted in accordance with a resolution of the Confederate government of February 4, 1863. [Confederate] Office of Indian Affairs, Richmond, [Virginia]

Collection ID:
Terrell, James W.
Mooney, James, 1861-1921
May 1, 1864
Physical Description:
51 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Includes preliminary correspondence, 9 pages. Census of Cherokee Indians who remained in the state of North Carolina at the time of the ratification of the Treaty of New Echota, May 23, 1836, comprising 1517 names.
Scope and Contents
Photostat copy, 60 sheets, approximately 11 x 14 in., plus 1-page copy of letter of C. G. Abbot, Secretary, Smithsonian Institution to the Hon Zebulon Weaver, United States House of Representatives.

Existence and Location of Copies
Negative Microfilm

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1926

Using the Collection
Manuscript 1926, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
*Transcript of first 9 pages of photostats filed with Manuscript 3/1970; the transcripts are not on negative microfilm.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Letter indicates that the certified Manuscript copy of the census roll, purchased for the Bureau of American Ethnology by James Mooney in 1901, was in 1933 being returned to the Rev. Sibbald Smith, who claimed ownership.

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