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Title:[Letter] 1826 Jan. 10, Chickasaw Nation, Cotton Gin Port [Mississippi] [to] Finis Ewing, Cooper C[oun]ty, Missouri / Robert Bell : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Bell, Robert

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Date: January 10, 1826
Extent: 4p
Summary:This is a letter to Finis Ewing from Rev. Robert Bell, dated January 10, 1826. Bell writes about his school for Chickasaw children, named Charity Hall. Bell mentions that most of the young natives are barefoot. He has them making shoes so that they are able to help in the field work. Bell writes of his hopes for resolving the school's funding problems. He wants to earn respect for the school. Bell also asks Ewing for a loan of some money and flour, because they are having such a difficult time.
Collection:Finis Ewing Papers

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