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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 asking him to authenticate copy of letter from War Department to General N. Smith, Calhoun Tennessee. (Possibly a draft of a letter). One sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on recto.
Folder 287

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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: 
January 16, 1838
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.516
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross".
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