Monthly Archive: April 2011

Apr 20

Follow-up on Supposed Remains of Chief James Vann

Lesson Learned! When I first transcribed the article, “Chief Vann Remains Exhumed” an article by RIP Whitfield appearing in the <em>Forsyth County News</em>, Cumming, Georgia, 13 September 1962,” in my post on March 24th, 2011, it was my intent to quickly follow up with an explanation that the exhumed body was not that of Chief …

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Apr 07

Made Out Cherokee Claims

Oh, Oh, I put the “cart before the horse” on Monday when I posted the short article regarding “The Cherokee claims” appearing in The Gainesville News on May 22nd 1907. The following article appeared in The Gainesville News, 20 March 1907. Note: Several miss-spellings occurred in the article but have been transcribed as written. Made …

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Apr 04

The Cherokee Claims

The Gainesville News [Gainesville, Georgia], 22 May 1907. The Cherokee Claims. Congressman Thomas M. Bell has received notice from the Department of the Interior that the time in which to file claims under the Cherokee appropriation fund has been extended to August 31, 1907. those who have not yet made claims under this appropriation should …

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