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Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross and Assistant Chief Joseph Vann to Creek Chiefs Motey Kennard and Echo Harjo / Chief John Ross

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Draft copy of letter from Chief John Ross and Assistant Chief Joseph Vann to Creek Chiefs Motey Kennard and Echo Harjo advising against the use of force against Opothleyahola and urging pursuit of peace; meeting of Cherokee delegation with him described by Chief's name is spelled Opothleyahola says Moulton. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages. Second sheet is a single sheet with handwritten text in ink on recto and verso.
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Title(s): 
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross and Assistant Chief Joseph Vann to Creek Chiefs Motey Kennard and Echo Harjo
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
October 20, 1861
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1329-.2
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross".
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