Letter from Catharine Brown in Fort Deposit, Alabama, to Mr. and Mrs. William Chamberlain at Brainerd Mission, Cherokee Nation

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Title
Letter from Catharine Brown in Fort Deposit, Alabama, to Mr. and Mrs. William Chamberlain at Brainerd Mission, Cherokee Nation
Date Created
12 December 1818
Creator
Brown, Catharine, 1800?-1823
Description
Catharine Brown was a Cherokee student at Brainerd Mission, located in present-day Chattanooga, Tennessee, and was the Mission's first convert to Christianity. In this letter from Catharine to Mr. and Mrs. William Chamberlain of Brainerd, Catherine expresses her uncertainty about whether she will go with her father to Arkansas territory.

Typed transcript available. This letter has been published in "Cherokee Sister: The Collected Writings of Catharine Brown, 1818-1823" by Brown and Theresa Gaul.
Extent
1 letter (4 pages)
Collection
Catharine Brown correspondence (Acc. 117)
Subject
Cherokee Indians -- Correspondence
Brown, Catharine, 1800?-1823 -- Correspondence
Brainerd Mission
Cherokee Indians -- Missions -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th Century
Citation
Catharine Brown correspondence (Acc. 117). Chattanooga Public Library.
Identifier
acc 117
Type
Text