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Cherokee Phoenix
vol. 1, no. 43
Wednesday, January 7, 1828
p. 1 Col. 5b


      December 9th, 1828.

 The following resolution, offered yesterday by Mr. OWEN, was taken up and agreed to:
 Resolved, That the Secretary of War be directed to lay before this House the report of the Board of Engineers, on the subject of making a Canal between the Hiwasse and Connasauga Rivers, and for the purpose of connecting the waters of the same:  and that he, be also directed to communicate to this House the report of Major Armstrong upon the same subject, under the authority lately given him to open a negotiation with the Cherokee Nation of Indians.