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Letter from Huckleberry Downing to Chief John Ross / Huckleberry Downing

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Letter from Huckleberry Downing and six other Cherokee at Post Neosho, Missouri to Chief John Ross stating they believe the Nation is cleared of Confederates and Post Neosho created to handle refuges, but Cherokee Agent Harlow wants them moved to Dry Wood near Fort Scott. (Moulton). Folded sheets of paper with handwritten text in ink.
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Title(s): 
Letter from Huckleberry Downing to Chief John Ross
Creator(s): 
Huckleberry Downing
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
January 8, 1863
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1363-.3
Department: 
Collection: 
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