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Letter from Chief John Ross to Brigadier General Matthew Arbuckle / Chief John Ross

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Draft copy of letter from Chief John Ross to Brigadier General Matthew Arbuckle declining invitation of Major Lear to escort him to Fort Gibson for reasons stated in a letter of June 24 (Moulton) and disclaiming knowledge of murderers. (Moulton) One sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on recto and verso. Folder 568

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Title(s): 
Letter from Chief John Ross to Brigadier General Matthew Arbuckle
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
June 24, 1839
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.760
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "John Ross".
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