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Draft Copy of Letter from Cherokee Delegation to Commissioner of Indian Affairs William P. Dole / Chief John Ross

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Draft copy of letter from Cherokee Delegation to Commissioner of Indian Affairs W. P. Dole refusing to negotiate a treaty naming the United States as Trustee for sale of 'Neutral Land', and will not sell Indian Territory to Kansas Tribes but will receive Delaware. (Moulton). One sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on recto and verso.
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Title(s): 
Draft Copy of Letter from Cherokee Delegation to Commissioner of Indian Affairs William P. Dole
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
May 25, 1864
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1434
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross".
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