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Letter from I. W. Bertholf to Wm. R. West concerning mistake in stray stock list / Native American; Cherokee

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Letter was written to Honorable William R. West, Sheriff of the Canadian District of the Cherokee Nation, by I. W. Bertolf. Bertolf informed West that a head of cattle that was listed as running on his property was incorrect. The head of cattle in question was actually a cow Bertolf had milked for two summer that he drove from the Creek Nation. The cow belonged to an old lady in the Creek nation who knew of the cows whereabouts and was satisfied. The cow had been returned to the Creek Nation.
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Title(s): 
Letter from I. W. Bertholf to Wm. R. West concerning mistake in stray stock list
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
December 18, 1882
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.2070
Department: 
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