How Did the Removal of the Cherokee Nation from Georgia
Shape Women's Activism in the North, 1817-1838?

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Abstract

Introduction

Memoir of Catharine Brown

Document 1: Brainerd Station Established, 1816

Document 2: Catharine Brown's Conversion, 1817

Document 3: Catharine Brown leaves Brainerd, 1818

Document 4: Catharine Brown returns to Brainerd, 1819

Document 5: Catharine Brown begins teaching at Creek Path, 1820

Document 6: Catharine Brown to a Lady in Connecticut, 12 January 1820

New England / Cherokee Marriages & Lydia Maria Child

Document 7: Lyman Beecher, Report on Foreign Mission Schools, 1825

Document 8A: Harriet R. Gold to Rev. Herman L. Vaill, 25 June 1825

Document 8B: Elias Boudinot and Harriet Gold Boudinot to Rev. Herman L. Vaill and Flora Vaill, 5 January 1827

Document 8C: Benjamin Gold to Flora and Herman Vaill, 29 October 1829

Document 9: Excerpt from Lydia Maria Child, Hobomok, 1824

Legal and Political Documents

Document 10: James Mooney, "The Cherokee Country, 1900"

Document 11: Cherokee Women's Petition, 30 June 1818

Document 12: Excerpts from Andrew Jackson, "First Annual Message," 8 December 1829

Document 13: Georgia State Assembly, "Laws Extending Jurisdiction over the Cherokees," 19 December 1829

Document 14: United States Congress, "Indian Removal Act of 1830," 28 May 1830

Document 15: Excerpt from Andrew Jackson, Second Annual Message, 6 December 1830

Document 16: Georgia State Assembly, "Laws Extending Jurisdiction over the Cherokees," 22 December 1830

Document 17: Chief Justice John Marshall, Majority Opinion, The Cherokee Nation vs. The State of Georgia, 25 January 1831

Document 18: Justice Smith Thompson, Dissenting Opinion, The Cherokee Nation vs. The State of Georgia, 25 January 1831

Document 19: Chief Justice John Marshall, Samuel A. Worcester, Plaintiff in Error vs. The State of Georgia, January 1832

Document 20: Andrew Jackson, Seventh Annual Message, 7 December 1835

Document 21: Treaty of New Echota, 29 December 1835

Document 22: Chief John Ross, Letter Protesting the Treaty of New Echota, 28 September 1836

Document 23: Brigadier General John E. Wool, General Order, 26 April 1837

Document 24: Map, "Trail of Tears, 1838-1839"

Correspondence By Women Missionaries

Document 25: Catherine Fuller to Jeremiah Evarts, 15 March 1831

Document 26: Catherine Fuller to David Greene, 10 September 1831

Document 27: Catherine Fuller to David Greene, 24 September 1831

Document 28: Ann Orr Worcester to David Greene, 7 December 1831

Document 29: Sophia Sawyer to David Greene, 19 March 1832

Document 30: Ann O. Worcester to David Greene, 17 May 1832

Document 31: Ann O. Worcester, Report to War Department, 29 September 1832

Document 32: Sophia Sawyer to David Greene, 15 March 1834

Petitions

Document 33: Excerpt from Catharine Esther Beecher, Educational Reminiscences, 1874

Document 34: William Lloyd Garrison, "Out of Place," 12 February 1830

Document 35: Catharine Beecher, "Circular Addressed to Benevolent Ladies of the U. States," 1 December 1829

Document 36: Petition, Steubenville, Oh., 15 February 1830

Document 37: Petition, Hadley, Mass., 15 February 1831

Document 38A: Petition, Abington, Mass., 21 May 1838

Document 38B: Petition, Newburyport, Mass., 5 May 1838

Document 38C: Petition, Norfolk, Conn., 21 May 1838

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