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CD: African Cherokee Connections: Reconstructed Families from the Miller Roll "A"

By: Billy Dubois Edgington

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD2207

ISBN: 788422073

Condition: 2002, CD, Searchable, Adobe Acrobat, v5, PC and Mac, 8550 pp, Heritage Books


Excellent source on CD-ROM! In May 1905 the Eastern Cherokee were awarded one million dollars as reparations for violations of various treaties, mainly those of 1835-1836 and 1846. In order to qualify for a share of this money the claimants had to be alive on 28 May 1906 and had to prove that they were either a descendant of an Eastern Cherokee, or had been living at the time of the treaties involved. 48,847 claims were filed with the commission established to disburse t... View more info