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Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Commissioner of Indian Affairs William P. Dole / Chief John Ross

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Draft copy of letter from Chief John Ross in Washington City to Commissioner of Indian Affairs William P. Dole acknowledging interviews and seeking assistance for Ross, Stapler, and Nash families removed by United States troops and exiled to Eastern States. (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 Commissioner of Indian Affairs William P. Dole
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
October 13, 1862
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1354-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Inscribed in ink, "Copy of a communication to Honorable Wm. P. Dole Commr. of Indian Affairs October 13, 1862.
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