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The February 18, 1863, letter from S. S. Scott, Commissioner of Indian Affairs for the Confederate States, to James A. Seddon, Secretary of War, addresses the issue of monies owed to the North Carolina Cherokees who had not been removed west of the Mississippi, or received commutation for removal and subsistence.
An 1863 letter from S. S. Scott, Commissioner of Indian Affairs for the Confederate States, to James A. Seddon, Secretary of War, in which he addressed previous agreements made by the United States with the North Carolina Cherokees, including financial renumeration made by the United States for those removed west of the Mississippi and as to those who remained in North Carolina. Scott wrote concerning when the North Carolina Cherokees had last received payment and how much would be owed by the Confederates on an annual basis.
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"1863, February 18 - Communication from S. S. Scott, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Confederates States of America" (2017). US and Indian Relations. 58.