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Chief John Ross

Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828–1866

Image Creator Culture Medium Dimensions
Letter from Chief John Ross to Araminta A. Ross Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Folded: 9 3/4 × 8 in. (24.8 × 20.3 cm) Overall: 9 3/4 × 16 in. (24.8 × 40.6 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Daughter Annie Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 8 × 5 in. (20.3 × 12.7 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to J. W. Wright, Esquire. Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 8 1/2 × 8 in. (21.6 × 20.3 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from "J. R." to Maurice C. Jones Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 7 1/2 in. (25.4 × 19.1 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to James Starr Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Folded: 11 × 9 in. (27.9 × 22.9 cm) Overall: 11 × 18 in. (27.9 × 45.7 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Committee and Council Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Folded: 10 × 7 3/4 in. (25.4 × 19.7 cm) Overall: 10 × 15 1/2 in. (25.4 × 39.4 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to P. M. Butler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 1/2 in. (25.4 × 41.9 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 1/4 in. (25.4 × 21 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to James Starr Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Folded: 13 × 8 in. (33 × 20.3 cm) Overall: 13 × 16 in. (33 × 40.6 cm)
Annual Message by Chief John Ross to National Council Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to William Shorey Coodey Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in. (24.8 × 19.7 cm)
Draft Copy Letter from Chief John Ross to Charles Coodey Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Letter from Chief John to General Rolly McIntosh Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 12 1/2 × 7 3/4 in. (31.8 × 19.7 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to P. M. Butler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 12 1/2 × 7 3/4 in. (31.8 × 19.7 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Mary B. Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 11 1/2 × 18 in. (29.2 × 45.7 cm) Folded: 11 1/2 × 9 in. (29.2 × 22.9 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Mary B. Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 15 1/2 in. (25.4 × 39.4 cm) Folded: 10 × 7 3/4 in. (25.4 × 19.7 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Mary B. Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Draft of Letter from Chief John Ross to Mary B. Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Mary B. Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Letter from Mary B. Stapler to Chief John Ross Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 15 in. (25.4 × 38.1 cm) Folded: 10 × 7 1/2 in. (25.4 × 19.1 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Mary B. Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Sarah F. Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 15 1/2 in. (25.4 × 39.4 cm) Folded: 10 × 7 3/4 in. (25.4 × 19.7 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Colonel Thomas L. McKinney Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 15 1/2 in. (25.4 × 39.4 cm) Folded: 10 × 7 3/4 in. (25.4 × 19.7 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Colonel Thomas L. McKinney Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 9 3/4 × 15 1/2 in. (24.8 × 39.4 cm) Folded: 9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in. (24.8 × 19.7 cm)
Lines (draft) by Chief John Ross Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 11 1/4 × 9 in. (28.6 × 22.9 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Mary B. Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm) Overall (Envelope): 2 3/4 × 4 3/4 in. (7 × 12.1 cm)
Memo by Chief John Ross Concerning Information to be Sought in Washington City Concerning Two Reservation Claims. Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Folded: 12 1/2 × 8 1/4 in. (31.8 × 21 cm) Overall: 12 1/2 × 16 1/2 in. (31.8 × 41.9 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Mary B. Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 9 3/4 × 15 1/2 in. (24.8 × 39.4 cm) Folded: 9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in. (24.8 × 19.7 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to National Committee Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 12 1/2 × 8 in. (31.8 × 20.3 cm)
Recommendation of Chief John Ross to National Committee and Nation Council Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Joseph Vann Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Senator Sam L. Southard Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 11 1/4 × 16 1/2 in. (28.6 × 41.9 cm) Folded: 11 1/4 × 8 1/4 in. (28.6 × 21 cm)
Two Draft Copies of Letter from Chief John Ross to Secretary of War, J. R. Poinsett Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Secretary of War J. R. Poinsett Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 1/2 × 17 in. (26.7 × 43.2 cm) Folded: 10 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (26.7 × 21.6 cm)
Nomination by Chief John Ross of John T. Adair and Robert D. Ross to Fill Vacancies of George Hicks and William Potter Ross on Board of Directors of High Schools Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 7 × 8 3/4 in. (17.8 × 22.2 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to General Winfield Scott Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Gates Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in. (24.8 × 19.7 cm)
Instructions from Chief John Ross to Delegations Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm) Folded: 12 1/2 × 7 3/4 in. (31.8 × 19.7 cm)
Instructions from Chief John Ross to Delegations Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Folded: 12 3/4 × 8 in. (32.4 × 20.3 cm) Overall: 12 3/4 × 16 in. (32.4 × 40.6 cm)
Certification by Chief John Ross Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 12 1/4 × 7 3/4 in. (31.1 × 19.7 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to National Committee Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 12 1/4 × 15 1/2 in. (31.1 × 39.4 cm) Folded: 12 1/4 × 7 3/4 in. (31.1 × 19.7 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to National Council Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 12 3/4 × 8 in. (32.4 × 20.3 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to National Committee Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 9 3/4 × 16 in. (24.8 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 9 3/4 × 8 in. (24.8 × 20.3 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to W. D. Boudinot and Alex Foreman Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to National Council Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 13 × 16 in. (33 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 13 × 8 in. (33 × 20.3 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Sarah Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 9 3/4 × 15 1/2 in. (24.8 × 39.4 cm) Folded: 9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in. (24.8 × 19.7 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Sarah Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 8 1/4 × 10 1/2 in. (21 × 26.7 cm) Folded: 8 1/4 × 5 1/4 in. (21 × 13.3 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Sarah Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 9 3/4 × 15 1/2 in. (24.8 × 39.4 cm) Folded: 9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in. (24.8 × 19.7 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Sarah Stapler Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 9 3/4 × 15 1/2 in. (24.8 × 39.4 cm) Folded: 9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in. (24.8 × 19.7 cm)
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross for Delegation to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Alfred B. Greenwood Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 12 1/2 × 8 in. (31.8 × 20.3 cm)
Letter from Chief John Ross to Sarah Chief John Ross Native American; Cherokee ink on paper Overall: 8 1/4 × 13 in. (21 × 33 cm) Folded: 8 1/4 × 6 1/2 in. (21 × 16.5 cm)