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Letter from Superintendent of Indian Affairs W. G. Coffin to Chief John Ross / W. G. Coffin

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Letter from Superintendent of Indian Affairs William G. Coffin at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas to Chief John Ross in Philadelphia reporting 5,000 bushels of corn cannot be delivered to Cherokee because capture of supply train at Cabin Creek has made teamster rates excessive. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on two pages.
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Title(s): 
Letter from Superintendent of Indian Affairs W. G. Coffin to Chief John Ross
Creator(s): 
W. G. Coffin
Culture: 
American
Date: 
September 22, 1864
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1465
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "W. G. Coffin".
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