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Proclamation Against Crimes Against the Cherokee Nations
George Washington

President George Washington calls on the American people to track down and bring to justice at a bounty of $500 a piece, 'certain lawless and wicked persons' who attacked a peaceful Cherokee nation town.

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George Washington: Proclamation Against Crimes Against the Cherokee Nations

December 12, 1792 (over 227 years ago)

President George Washington calls on the American people to track down and bring to justice at a bounty of $500 a piece, 'certain lawless and wicked persons' who attacked a peaceful Cherokee nation town.

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George Washington: Sixth Annual Message to Congress

November 19, 1794 (over 225 years ago)

President George Washington discusses his response to The Whiskey Rebellion and calls for the establishment of a permanent militia and that recompense be paid to those citizens who lost property in the process of defending the laws of the government. He calls for the pay down of US debt and fore...

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George Washington: Talk to the Cherokee Nation

August 29, 1796 (over 223 years ago)

President George Washington councils the Cherokee Nation on how to till the land and farm and weave so that they may enjoy 'all the good things which make life comfortable and happy.'

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