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Letter from Huckleberry Downing and Tah-lah-lah to Chief John Ross / Huckleberry Downing

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Letter from Huckleberry Downing and Tah-lah-lah at Post Neosho, Missouri to Chief John Ross in Philadelphia reporting Agent Harlan has $12,000 for relief of Cherokee refuges. The Reverse side of this document is a letter from Brigadier General James G. Blunt to the soldiers of the 1st , 2nd, and 3rd Indian Regiments of the Home Guard bidding farewell and trusting that they will give obedience to his successor. (Moulton). One sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on recto and verso.
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Title(s): 
Letter from Huckleberry Downing and Tah-lah-lah to Chief John Ross
Creator(s): 
Huckleberry Downing
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
January 12, 1863
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1364
Department: 
Collection: 
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