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Affidavit of Rufus M. McWilliams / Unknown

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Affidavit of Rufus M. McWilliams, Clerk, sworn in Benton County, Arkansas Circuit Court. Referring to theft by Aaron Christie, a Cherokee, of merchandise from store of Thomas Hazen at residence of late John Ridge on Dec. 11, 1839. Affidavit is dated April 22, 1841. It is signed by John B. Dickson, Clerk of Circuit Court for Benton, Arkansas. Swearing to signature of Charles Coats, Justice of Peace. Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages. Object 4026.933 attached.
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Title(s): 
Affidavit of Rufus M. McWilliams
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
April 30, 1841
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper, wax
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.932-.1
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "Rufus M. McWilliams, Charles Coats"; Wax seal.
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