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Letter from Andrew J. Hansek to Chief John Ross / Andrew J. Hansek

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Letter from Andrew J. Hansek, attorney, Milledgeville, Ga., to Chief John Ross. Regarding Cherokee law granting citizenship to certain colored slaves and the case of a woman sold as a slave to a Georgia citizen but transported to the West by action of the military. Folded sheet with handwritten text in ink on four sides.
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Title(s): 
Letter from Andrew J. Hansek to Chief John Ross
Creator(s): 
Andrew J. Hansek (Artist)
Culture: 
American, Cherokee
Date: 
June 19, 1839
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper, wax
Dimensions: 
Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm) Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
3826.7554-.1
Department: 
Signed, "Andrew J. Hansell" in; Postage Mark.
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