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Title:[Letter] 1830 Oct. 3, Red Clay, Cherokee Nation [to David] Irwin and [Thomas G.] Barron / John Ross: a machine-readable transcription
Author:Ross, John, 1790-1866

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Date: October 3, 1830
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter from Principal Chief John Ross to David Irwin and Thomas G. Barron, lawyers retained by the Cherokee Nation to pursue their claims against the state of Georgia, dated October 3, 1830. Ross indicates that the Cherokee people have rejected a recent treaty proposed by John F. Schermerhorn, regarding it as unjust and oppressive. They intend to press their arguments further and express good faith in their legal representation. Ross writes that he still has faith in the magnanimity of the U.S. government and maintains hope that removal can be avoided.
Repository:The Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN
Collection:State Library Cherokee Collection
Box: 1
Folder: 23

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