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Letter from Chief John Ross to Creek Chiefs and Headmen

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Letter from Chief John Ross to Creek Chiefs and Headmen asking that they furnish a guide to lead Elijah R. Hicks and Joshua Ross to Captain Albert Pike; Alliance to be formed with Confederacy; Captain John Drew to raise regiment; endorsement by Opothleyahola questions authenticity. (Moulton). Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages. Folder 1117

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Title(s): 
Letter from Chief John Ross to Creek Chiefs and Headmen
Creator(s): 
John Ross Ross (Subject)
Culture: 
Native American, Cherokee
Date: 
August 24, 1861
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1311-.1
Previous Number(s): 
56466
Department: 
Collection: 
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