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Object ID 1987.021.001
Object Name Correspondence
Scope & Content Photocopy of a letter from Ben F. Currey, Cherokee Agency, 15 September 1834, to the Hon. Lewis Cass, Secretary of War, containing an account of the proceedings at the council called by John Ross. Included: efforts of John Ridge, Major Ridge, and David Vann in aiding the government to effect removal, results of the August, 1834, Red Clay Council wherein John Ross and his delegation reported on their transactions with Congress, assassination of Jack Walker, Jr.



Catalog type Archive
Dates of Creation 9/15/1934
Title Letter:Currey
Collection Ben Currey Letter
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact