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

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Letter from Secretary of War Joel R. Poinsett to the Chief John Ross Delegation acknowledging the about letter, and stating that no negotiation can be entertained, and chiding delegates for raising false hopes among Cherokee. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on two pages.
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Title(s): 
Letter from Secretary of War Joel R. Poinsett to the Chief John Ross Delegation
Creator(s): 
Joel Roberts Poinsett
Culture: 
American
Date: 
December 27, 1837
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.506
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "J. R. Poinsett".
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