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Letter from John Beeson to Chief John Ross / John Beeson

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Letter from Washington Activist John Beeson to Chief john Ross suggesting that Chief John Ross purchase a weekly newspaper column, and use his pen to seek justice for the Indian. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages. Folder 1182.

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Title(s): 
Letter from John Beeson to Chief John Ross
Creator(s): 
John Beeson
Culture: 
American; Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
April 14, 1863
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Dimensions: 
Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm) Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1381-.1
Department: 
Not On View

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