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Letter from Acting Principal Chief Smith Christie to Brigadier General Thayer / Smith Christie

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Letter from Acting Principal Chief Smith Christie to Brigadier General Thayer, Commanding District Frontier Department of Arkansas, asking military to adopt measures to prevent persons entering Cherokee Nation with papers to search for stock; endorsement by Provost Marshall. Reports only 1 paper issued; Brigadier General Thayer endorsement limits permits to contractors furnishing beef to Army. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages.
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Title(s): 
Letter from Acting Principal Chief Smith Christie to Brigadier General Thayer
Creator(s): 
Smith Christie
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
June 10, 17, & 18, 1864
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.8390-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "Smith Christie".
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