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Letter from F. A. Kerr in Fort Gibson addressed to Charlotte concerning the death of Mr. Drew / Native American; Cherokee

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Kerr writes that the painful duty of announcing John Drew's Death has devolved onto him. Drew Died August 25 at 6 o'clock pm. He was attended by Dr. Brown and everything was done that was possible. Kerr suspected that the opiates Drew was taking or administered had proved fatal to him. He died at Daniel Ross's house and was buried on August 26 at his old place on the Bayou along side his children. Kerr would be sending Johnny home with Mr. Mitchell.
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Title(s): 
Letter from F. A. Kerr in Fort Gibson addressed to Charlotte concerning the death of Mr. Drew
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
August 26, 1865
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1862
Department: 
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