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Incomplete and Unsigned Draft of Letter from Chief John Ross to Secretary of War Joel R. Poinsett

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Incomplete and unsigned draft of letter from Chief John Ross (?) to Secretary of War Joel R. Poinsett seeking indemnification for debt of William Doherty of which writer (see folder 309) was deprived by interference of Ben F. Curry, Cherokee Agent for emigration. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on three pages. Folder 308

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Title(s): 
Incomplete and Unsigned Draft of Letter from Chief John Ross to Secretary of War Joel R. Poinsett
Creator(s): 
John Ross Ross (Subject)
Culture: 
Native American, Cherokee
Date: 
February 1838
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.532-.1
Previous Number(s): 
55466
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Collection: 
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