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Royce, C. C. Map of the former territorial limits of the Cherokee Nation of Indians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05689 Author/Creator: Royce, C. C. Place Written: Washington Type: Map Date: 1884 Pagination: 1 map 86.7 x 21.4 cm

Summary of Content: From the Fifth Annual Report printed by N. Peters. (Map printed by C.C. Royce.)


Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: American Indian HistoryAmerican WestGeography and Natural History

Sub Era: Development of the West

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