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Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to James Starr / Chief John Ross

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Draft copy of letter from Ross, Washington City, to James Starr and Samuel Downing. Who has informed him of action of Capt. John Rogers and other Old Settlers setting up "a district independent community" in violation of Act of Union (Moulton). Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on three pages.
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Title(s): 
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to James Starr
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
June 28, 1842
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1038
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross".
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