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13333
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Drowning Bear, the principal chief of the Qualla Native Americans, petitioned the president to remain in North Carolina during the widespread Indian removal of 1808. Granted permission to remain east of the Mississippi, Drowning Bear organized his community and imposed regulations against unsavory activities.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, Jan 1955, p12, 17
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13329
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An early traveler describes Native American Cherokee stick-ball through observations conducted in Qualla Town, North Carolina, 1848.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 16, Jan 1955, p16, 36, il
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13349
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Written in 1848 as a chapter of the book, Letters from the Alleghanies, Lanman offers a description of Hickory Nut Gorge. Part of a series published by The State, Lanman discusses the removal of the Cherokee Native Americans. A traveler's account of rural encounters, his descriptions offer a glimpse of what it was like in North Carolina during the middle of the 19th century.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 20, Feb 1955, p17, 26
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13347
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In an excerpt from the 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghanies, Lanman offers an alternate view on Cherokee extermination within North Carolina. The first of two part series published by The State, Lanman discusses various Cherokee chiefs as well as religion.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 19, Feb 1955, p14-15
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13353
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In an excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghanies, Lanman discusses his view on the discovery and use of tobacco by Cherokee Native Americans. Lanman claims that Cherokees began using Tsolungh, the Cherokee word for tobacco, after encountering a man from Asia smoking the plant from a pipe.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 21, Mar 1955, p15-16, il
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15636
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In an excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies, Lanman describes his visit to Roan and Grandfather mountains in western North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 2, June 1955, p10
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15642
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In this final excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies, Lanman sums up two months of travel on horseback through western Carolina in 1848.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 3, July 1955, p15-16
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15726
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In another excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies, Lanman describes his journey down the valley of the French Broad River to the old mineral springs resort.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 22, Mar 1955, p13-14, il
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15733
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Leaving Asheville, Lanman continues his travels through the North Carolina Mountains and recording what he sees in his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies. Among the descriptions are Linville Pinnacle, the Catawba Cave, Linville Falls, and the Ginger Cake Mountain. A hermit named Watson, who lived at the mountain's base and gave it its named, died in 1816. Lanman writes a long, interesting paragraph about him.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 24, Apr 1955, p13-14, il
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15731
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In another excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies, Lanman reports his experiences on the day he returned to Asheville from his trip down the French Broad River. He witnessed a domestic quarrel between a young husband and wife and tells of an industrious Asheville landlady, who, after years of hardships, became successful.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 23, Apr 1955, p18
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15736
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In two letters from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies, Lanman recounts two Cherokee legends about Black Mountain, later renamed Mt. Mitchell, and in the second letter tells of a strange man, named David Greer, who lived in a cave high on Bald Mountain fifty years before.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 26, May 1955, p10-11, il
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15735
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Leaving Asheville, Lanman travels twenty-five miles northerly, recording his trip to Black Mountain, later renamed Mount Mitchell, in his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p17-18, il
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24676
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In an excerpt from ‘Letter from the Alleghany Mountains,’ 1848 traveler Charles Lanman (1819-1895) describes his arrival in Hickory Nut Gap, a gorge in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and his experience with Cherokees in Qualla Town.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 21, February 1955, p15-16, il
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24671
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In an excerpt from ‘Letter from the Alleghany Mountains,’ 1848 traveler Charles Lanman (1819-1895) describes his first encounter with a Tennessean horse trader in the Appalachian Mountains.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 20, February 1955, p17, 26, il
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24683
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In an excerpt from ‘Letter from the Alleghany Mountains,’ 1848 traveler Charles Lanman (1819-1895) describes his experience traveling down the valley of the French Broad to Hot Springs.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 22, March 1955, p13-14, il
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