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Letter from Elijah Hicks to Chief John Ross / Elijah Hicks

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Letter from Elijah Hicks, Grand River, to Chief John Ross. Regarding petition for pardon of John West sentenced for execution on Oct. 21. Hicks does not wish to be shown as a petitioner for West. (Moulton). Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on three pages.
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Title(s): 
Letter from Elijah Hicks to Chief John Ross
Creator(s): 
Elijah Hicks
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
October 16, 1843
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1065-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "E. Hicks"; wax seal.
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