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Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Lewis Ross / Chief John Ross

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Draft copy of letter from Chief John Ross to Lewis Ross indicating that President Van Buren will consider proposition from us for 'a new arrangement' only if delegation writes letter to the Cherokee instructing them to prepare to remove by May 23. Planting of corn indicates intention to contrary. (Moulton) Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages.
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Title(s): 
Draft Copy of Letter from Chief John Ross to Lewis Ross
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
April 5, 1838
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.554-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
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