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1828 Abstracts of the Cherokee Phoenix

Abstract information that pertained to the Nation or surrounding environs TN, AL, GA, NC, and SC. Page 3 – 28 February 1828 DIED – At Tellico, Ten. on the first inst. of consumption, the Rev. RICHARD NEALY, age d 26 years, formerly a missionary of the Methodist Episcopal church, and late a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. At Coosewatee, KEELECHULE an aged member of the National Council. At Willstown, on the 18th inst. very suddenly, Rev. ARD HOYT, Missionary of the American Board of Foreign Missions. Page 3 – 6 March 1828 MURDER – We are informed of a murder being committed in the neighborhood of Sumach.  The name of the person killed is WILLIAM FALLEN, and of the murderer BEARS PAW.  We have not heard of the circumstances. page 3 – 13 March 1828 DIED – In this neighborhood, an 8th instant Mr. EDMUND CRUFFIELD.  We are told that the deceased went to bed apparently well, and found a corpse the next morning. At Albany, on the 11th ultimo, very suddenly, His Excellency DEWITT C__TON, Governor of the State of New York. page 3 – 24 April 1828 OBITUARY – We were in hopes of obtaining, for the columns of our paper, a biographical notice of the late Rev. JOHN GAMBOLD, on of the first Missionaries to this Nation.  At present, were merely give a Notice of his death, sent to us by a bereaved fellow labourer. — We take pleasure in inserting it, though at this late hour. Departed from this life, November 7th 1827, at the Moravian Missionary station at Ochgelogy among the Cherokees, the Rev....

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