Cherokee materials, Peale-Sellers Family Collection
Date: 1839; 1855
Subject: Indian Removal, 1813-1903 | Trail of Tears, 1838-1839 | Oklahoma--History | United States--History
Extent: 2 items
Description: Letters between Rachel Brooks Parrish Sellers and George Escol Sellers. In 1839, George describes his midwestern travels, including condition of the Cherokees following removal and the lack of improvements on their property. In 1855, Rachel writes that Lucy would name the new city Swannanoa, signifying "the beautiful" in Cherokee.
Collection: Peale-Sellers Family Collection Mss.B.P31