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[Photograph of Harriet Ruggles Gold Boudinot, Gordon County, Georgia]

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Title: [Photograph of Harriet Ruggles Gold Boudinot, Gordon County, Georgia]
Description: Harriet Ruggles Gold Boudinot (1805-1836) was the daughter of Col. and Mrs. Benjamin Gold of Cornwall, Conn. She married Elias Boudinot, a Cherokee leader. They lived at New Echota which is located northeast of Calhoun. In 1825 it was designated the capital of the Cherokee Nation. Mrs. Boudinot died before the Cherokee Indians were removed to the West and is buried at New Echota. She was involved, as was her husband, in missionary work.

2003/06/25: Elias Boudinot was editor of the Cherokee Phoenix, a leader of the Treaty Party, and signer of the Treaty of New Echota.

Subjects: Women--Georgia--Gordon County | Portraits--Georgia--Gordon County | Gordon County (Ga.)
Contributors: Georgia. Dept. of Archives and History
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga. : Digital Library of Georgia], 2004
Rights and Usage: Held by Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260.

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Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vang/id:gor374

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Georgia. Dept. of Archives and History
Collection Information: Vanishing Georgia