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Letter from William P. Ross in Fort Gibson to Jno. T. Adair concerning land for industrial school for orphans / Native American; Cherokee

Essay/Description

William P. Ross informed Jno. T. Adair that the council at its late session authorized the establishment of an industrial school for orphan children in the Cherokee Nation. Ross tells Adair that he was confirmed to be on the Board of Trustees. Ross told Adair that he would be willing to dispose of the land he owned near Grand Saline so it could be used for the industrial school. Orphan Asylum is written across the top of the letter in pencil.
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Title(s): 
Letter from William P. Ross in Fort Gibson to Jno. T. Adair concerning land for industrial school for orphans
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
December 16, 1871
Materials/Techniques: 
ink and pencil on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.1934
Department: 
Not On View

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