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    Cherokee Indian War [Trail of Tears] Pension Document, 1855. Four integral pages written on one, 8" x 10", May 11, 1855, [Washington, D.C.], partially printed Pension Office form. The document is in response to Uriah Hunt's request for a land bounty for his service in Captain Haywood Weir's United States [Tennessee] Volunteers during the "removal of the Cherokee Indians", as authorized in 1836. The document is addressed to "A. J. Trewhitt Esq.", a noted attorney in Cleveland, Tennessee.

    Condition: Very fine.


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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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