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Title:Letter in Cherokee [with] translation, 1838 Jan. 5, to John Ross, Washington / George Lowrey: a machine-readable transcription
Author:Lowrey, George

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Date: January 5, 1838
Extent: 4p
Summary:This document is a letter written in the Cherokee syllabary from George Lowrey, Assistant Principal Chief, to John Ross, Principal Chief, dated January 5, 1838. Lowrey reports to Ross, who is in Washington, D.C. with a Cherokee delegation, on the status of the Cherokee Nation. He informs Ross that the Cherokees have been given an ultimatum for removal and are threatened with violence if they do not cooperate and prepare to leave. Lowrey has attempted to stall the progress of their removal and desperately desires communication from Ross. A type written translation appears with this document.
Repository: The Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN
Collection: State Library Cherokee Collection
Box: 1

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