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Letter from John Brown to Chief John Ross / John Brown

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Letter from Captain John Brown, Fort Gibson, to Chief John Ross, Park Hill. Reporting seizure of a barrel of whiskey from William Lacy, a Cherokee, and requesting that he be tried under Cherokee law - this in accordance with War Department instructions of August 11. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on two pages.
Folder 885

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Title(s): 
Letter from John Brown to Chief John Ross
Creator(s): 
John Brown (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
December 9, 1842
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1047-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "J. Brown".
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