Chief John Ross correspondence, 1830

Item

Title
Chief John Ross correspondence, 1830
Date Created
20 December 1830
Creator
Ross, John
Description
Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokees from 1828 to 1866, protested the removal of the Cherokee through legal action. This letter is to the Georgia Attorney General George Crawford, advising him of Ross's efforts to stop Georgia from enacting or enforcing laws in the Cherokee Nation.
Extent
1 letter
Collection
Chief John Ross correspondence (Acc. 389)
Provenance
Robert Bruce Ross, John's grandson, gave this letter in 1930 to Mrs. Winona Campbell of the Chief John Ross Chapter of the D. A. R. The Chapter gave the letter to the Chief John Ross Association which oversees the Ross House in Georgia. Larry Rose of the Association donated it to the library in 2008.
Subject
Ross, John, 1790-1866
Cherokee Indians- Correspondence
Cherokee Indians -- Government relations
Crawford, George, 1798-1872
Citation
Chief John Ross correspondence (Acc. 389). Chattanooga Public Library.
Identifier
acc 389
Type
Text