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Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Opothleyahola / Chief John Ross

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Draft copy of letter from Chief John Ross to Opothleyahola citing false alarms and rumor of his attack on Creek and invitation to Opothleyahola and Kennard to meet Cherokee in council. (Moulton). Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages.
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Title(s): 
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Opothleyahola
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
October 11, 1861
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1325-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross"; Inscribed in ink on verso, "Copy of a note to Opothleyahola + other chiefs + Head-men of the Creek Nation- October 11, 1861".
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