Ratified Treaties between the Cherokee and United States (1778-1850)

The following list of treaties is composed of treaties which have names (as referenced in other treaties, letters, etc).

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Treaty of Hopewell (1785)

The Treaty of Hopewell was signed on November 28th, 1785 the Cherokee Nation (“Head-Men and Warriors of all the Cherokees”). The Treaty uses the same peace and friendship rhetoric that was characteristic of Treaties made before 1800. The first use of the phrase “peace and friendship” was in the Treaty with the Delawares (1778).

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