1757 Tuscarora Indian Petition

Petition of the Tuscarora – North Carolina State Archives – Governor’s Papers

“We the Tuskarora Indians petition your Excely and council to grant a pattent or some beter title for our land for the white folks tells this is good for nothing and the come and settle without leave  fall our timber and drive stocks of all sorts: We hope care will be taken to protect us in quiet possession of our land and from the white people abusing us.” 

Signed James Blount by order for the Tuskarora Nation

Sept. 5th 1757

About Roberta Estes

Scientist, author, genetic genealogist. Documenting Native Heritage through contemporaneous records and DNA.
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2 Responses to 1757 Tuscarora Indian Petition

  1. stevie says:

    Have you found any info on the “haw” indians? I think there descendents still reside around “little texas nc.”

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