Cherokee materials, Hewson Family Papers

Cherokee
Language(s): English
Date: circa 1787
Type: Text
Extent: 1 Letter
Description: Describes dinner with Benjamin Franklin and visiting Indians. Indians include a "clever" young Cherokee; the "old King" and his wife. Amused at their "civilized" dress. Behaved well; Council also at banquet.
Hewson Family Papers (Mss.B.H492.b)