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Letter from Joel Roberts Poinsett to Brigadier General Matthew Arbuckle / Joel Roberts Poinsett

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Letter from Joel Roberts Poinsett, Secretary of War, to Brigadier General Matthew Arbuckle, Fort Gibson. Requesting him, with aid of chiefs, to return to Alabama two slaves claimed by General Isaac Wellburn. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages.
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Title(s): 
Letter from Joel Roberts Poinsett to Brigadier General Matthew Arbuckle
Creator(s): 
Joel Roberts Poinsett
Culture: 
American
Date: 
December 17, 1838
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper, wax
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.700-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "J. R Poinsett".
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