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Letter from Chief John Ross to Committee / Chief John Ross

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Letter from Chief John Ross to Committee nominating Richard Taylor, Samuel Gunter, James Brown, Edward Gunter, Sittewakee, White Path, and Elijah Hicks as delegates to represent Cherokee Nation before the United States committee. Advise and consent (?) by Richard Taylor, President, and Stephen Foreman, Clerk. (Moulton) Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on recto. Folder 234

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Title(s): 
Letter from Chief John Ross to Committee
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
August 7, 1837
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.458
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross".
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