Envisaging the West: Thomas Jefferson and the Roots of Lewis and Clark



Blount, William

Treaty of Hopewell This treaty further codified the relationship between the Cherokees and the American government

David Campbell to Thomas Jefferson, February 25, 1792 David Campbell writes to Thomas Jefferson, outlining the difficulties in establishing federal authority in the newly organized Southwest Territory. Significantly, Campbell argues for the supremacy of the Constitution over North Carolina state law in the region and asserts that the land and property of Native groups should be left unmolested.