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Letter from Secretary of War William H. Crawford to Return J. Meigs / William H. Crawford

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Letter from William H. Crawford, Secretary of War, to Return J. Meigs, Cherokee Indian Agent. This letter also contains instructions to President Andrew Jackson regarding removal of intruders upon Indian lands. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on recto. Folder 7

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Title(s): 
Letter from Secretary of War William H. Crawford to Return J. Meigs
Creator(s): 
William H. Crawford
Culture: 
American
Date: 
March 2, 1816
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
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Accession No: 
4026.22
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Collection: 
The number 16 is written in pencil on recto.; There is also a watermark on the inside of the unfolded document in the shape of a dove, olive branch, and the name "Amie's".
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