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Title:[Letter] 1838 Mar. 29, Washington, [to] the editors of the "National Intelligencer" / John Ross: a machine-readable transcription
Author:Cherokee Nation. Principal Chief (1828-1866 : Ross)
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Date: March 29,1838
Extent: 7p
Summary:This is an unsigned letter, ostensibly from John Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, to the editors of the "National Intelligencer", a nationwide periodical published from 1800-1863. Ross expresses his dismay at the paper's representation of him, particularly the charge that he is purposefully misleading the Cherokee people with regard to removal. He details the motivations for his behavior and explains his course of action. The letter is dated March 29, 1838, and contains a note attributing it to Ross.
Repository:The Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN
Collection:State Library Cherokee Collection
Box: 1
Folder: 23
Document:ch028
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