|Title:||Letter, 1838 Feb. 15, Washington to Colo[nel] Thomas L. McKenney / Jno. [i.e., John] Ross: a machine-readable transcription|
|Author:||Cherokee Nation. Principal Chief (1828-1866 : Ross)|
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|Date:|| February 15,1838|
|Summary:||This is a copy of a letter from John Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, to Colonel Thomas L. McKenney, commissioner of Indian Affairs, dated February 15, 1838. Ross expresses his gratitude for the kind sentiments offered by McKenney on the deteriorating state of affairs in the Cherokee Nation. Ross refers to the Cherokees as powerless and indicates that the sympathy of the U.S. government is their only hope for relief.|
|Repository:||The Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN|
|Collection:||State Library Cherokee Collection|
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