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Eastern Cherokee Applications (ECA’s) ⋆ Appalachian Genealogy
Return to Documents Eastern Cherokee Applications (ECA’s) On 18 May 1905, the U.S. Court of Claims decided in favor of the Eastern Cherokees and instructed the Secretary of the Interior to ascertain and identify the persons entitled to participate in the distribution of more than $1 million appropriated by Congress on 30 June 1906, for …