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Letter from John Ridge to Chief John Ross / John Ridge

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Letter from John Ridge to Chief John Ross about support for Elias Boudinot's trip. Is happy about decision in Worchester v. Georgia, and reports on the Secretary of War Lewis Cass who wants a removal treaty. Also says he has given a letter of introduction to Chief John Ross for John Dunlap from Scotland. (Moulton Vol. I, pp. 241-42 resembles this letter). Folded sheets of paper with handwritten text in ink on six pages.
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Title(s): 
Letter from John Ridge to Chief John Ross
Creator(s): 
John Ridge
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
April 3, 1832
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper, wax
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.106-.3
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ridge"; wax seal.
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