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Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross and 9 members of the Cherokee Nation East and West to Joel R. Poinsett, Secretary of War / Unknown

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Copy of letter from Chief John Ross and 9 members of the Cherokee Nation East and West to Secretary of War Joel R. Poinsett submitting credentials and communication [not included] for consideration of President. One sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on recto and verso.
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Title(s): 
Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross and 9 members of the Cherokee Nation East and West to Joel R. Poinsett, Secretary of War
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
March 16, 1837
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.442
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross, R. Taylor, James Brown, Nvsami [syllabary] (Samuel Gunter's mark), X (John Benge's mark), X (George Sander's mark), X (John Looney's mark), X (Aaron Price's mark), X (Wm. Dutch's mark), W. S. Coodey".
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