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Letter from Chief John Ross to Colonel Thomas McKenney (Kenahlea) / Chief John Ross

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Copy of letter from Staniee Koowkskoowe (Ross) Washington City, to Col. Thos. McKenney (Kenahlea). Regarding former's visit to Bethlehem, Pa., status quo of Cherokee business with executive department, and disclosure of his intention to establish schools (Moulton). Single folded sheet of paper with handwritten text in ink on four pages. Detailed signature photograph included.
Folder 766

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Title(s): 
Letter from Chief John Ross to Colonel Thomas McKenney (Kenahlea)
Creator(s): 
Chief John Ross
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
May 22, 1841
Materials/Techniques: 
ink on paper
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4026.935
Department: 
Collection: 
Signed, "Stahlee Koowesoowe (John Ross)".
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