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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 and 29 other Cherokees to General Arbuckle regretting failure of Western Chiefs to meet them at Illinois Camp ground and the premature departure of Star and others from protection at Fort Gibson, and denying report of planned killings. (Moulton) Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on three pages.
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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: 
July 9, 1839
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.771-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
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