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Letter from Chief John Ross to Secretary of War Joel R. Poinsett / Chief John Ross

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Letter from Chief John Ross to Secretary of War Joel R. Poinsett protesting Brigadier General John E. Wool's General Order number 74 which colonel Lindsay states will require him 'to suppress a Cherokee General Council called for July 31, 1837.' (Moulton) Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages.
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Title(s): 
Letter from Chief John Ross to Secretary of War Joel R. Poinsett
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
June 22, 1837
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.449.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross"; Inscribed in ink, "Copy of a letter".
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