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Collection Reference Number GLC01233.06
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1839 
Title Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville to [unknown recipient] discussing the assassination of supporters of the Treaty of Echota
Date ca. 22 July 1839
Author Bonneville, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de (1796-1878)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written to unidentified general. Undated but probably June 22 1839 (or a few days later) when Elias Boudinot, Major Ridge and John Ridge were assassinated for supporting the Treaty of Echota, which relocated the Cherokee. Stand Watie (mentioned herein) escaped assassination.
Subjects Assassination  American Indian History  Treaty  Diplomacy  Military History  
People Bonneville, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de (1796-1878)  
Theme Government & Politics; Native Americans; French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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