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Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Lieutenant Colonel J. R. Kannady / Chief John Ross

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Copy of letter from Chief John Ross to Lieutenant Colonel J. R. Kannady in reply to letter of May 15, 1861 stating that the Cherokee are bound by treaties to the United States and hope to remain neutral and hope their lands do not become a battleground. (Moulton). Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on three pages.
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Title(s): 
Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Lieutenant Colonel J. R. Kannady
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
May 17, 1861
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1271-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross"; Inscribed in ink on recto, "Copy".
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