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Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Arkansas Governor Henry M. Rector / Chief John Ross

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Copy of letter from Chief John Ross to Arkansas Governor Henry M. Rector holding that Cherokee Nation is bound by Treaties with and under protection of the United States, but friendly to slave-holding citizens. (Moulton). Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages.
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Title(s): 
Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Arkansas Governor Henry M. Rector
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
February 22, 1861
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1264-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross"; Inscribed in ink on recto, "A Copy".
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