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Act of National Council Authorizing Chief John Ross to Give a Full Statement of Failure of United States Civil Agents to Provide Relief to Cherokee and Authorizing Agents to Spend $20,000 for Relief / Unknown

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Copy of Act of National Council signed by Smith Christie and J. B. Jones, Spring Frog, William Scraper, and Acting Principle Chief Thomas Pegg authorizing Chief John Ross to appoint Agent of Agents to furnish delegation with full statement of failure of civil agents of United State to provide relief to Cherokee and authorizing agents to spend $20,000 for such relief if funds can be obtained from the Government. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on two pages.
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Title(s): 
Act of National Council Authorizing Chief John Ross to Give a Full Statement of Failure of United States Civil Agents to Provide Relief to Cherokee and Authorizing Agents to Spend $20,000 for Relief
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
May 14, 1863
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1382
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Collection: 
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