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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 Philadelphia to Commissioner of Indian Affairs W. P. Dole listing bills passed by National Council in February at Cowskin Prairie, and urging establishment of military post so Cherokee refuges may return to home country. (Moulton). Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages.
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Title(s): 
Letter from Chief John Ross to Commissioner of Indian Affairs William P. Dole
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
April 2, 1863
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1380-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Inscribed in ink on verso, "Copy of a Communication to Hon. W. P. Dole Com. Indn. Affairs April 2ed 1863 Reporting the Acts of the National Council Convenned at Cowskin Prairie in February 1863 - the appointment of a Delegation".
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