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Letter from Creeks Residing in Cherokee Nation to Chief John Ross / Unknown

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Letter from Creeks residing in the Cherokee Nation to Chief John Ross asking help in resisting removal west. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on three pages. Folder 241.

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Title(s): 
Letter from Creeks Residing in Cherokee Nation to Chief John Ross
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Creek
Date: 
August 12, 1837
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 × 16 in. (25.4 × 40.6 cm) Folded: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.463
Department: 
Signed, "Chagaledsee, Dicky, Chenagwe, Tseesee, Chvlatesky, Taskeketeehee, Tsoofee, Toowalaheesky, Tasheketeehee, Tsoofee, Toowalaheetsa, John, Kanawesteesky, Tsetoksoo, Gawohelosky, Atsatee, Yaha, Ayamahee, Delagaguala, Tawetsee, Tsoofagana, Sawana, Dakehegee, Matseesa, Yaha, Soometsa, Tsalee, Aweonodena, Atsee, Leedeefatsoo, Tsfaaneeyohoola, Seequa, Gatsawegesegoo, Meelee, Halakyahoola, Oosalanee, Asaleedsee".
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