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John Ross treasury warrant

Identifier: AC-272

Scope and Contents

A treasury warranted dated February 3, 1857 from John Ross to National Treasurer of the Cherokee Nation, Lewis Ross, to pay William Campbell for teaching.


  • 1857 February 3



The materials are in English.

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Biographical Note

John Ross (1790-1866), also known by his Cherokee name Guwisguwi, was the Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828-1866, during which time the Cherokees were forced to relocate from their ancestral homelands in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee to Oklahoma.

Missing Title

  1. Cherokee Nation
  2. Education
  3. Ross, John


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Acquisitions Information

Purchased from Michael Ginsberg Books on October 27, 2005. The accession number is AC.2005.051.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, November, 2005; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, November, 2005; Finding aid revised by Cynthia Harbeson, 2012.


John Ross treasury warrant
Processed by: Kathryn Staley; machine-readable finding aid created by: Kathryn Staley, updated by Kim Sims
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