Ross, John, 1790-1866
Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828–1866.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Cherokee treaties manuscripts, 1863
Contemporary copy of "An Act Abrogating the Treaty with the Confederate States. 18 Febry 1863", revoking treaty of Oct. 7, 1861; signed by John Ross, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Also called Cowskin Prairie.
Contemporary copy of "An Act Emancipating Slavery in the Cherokee Nation. 20/21 Febry 1863"; signed by John Ross; "I certify that the accompanying act above is a true copy from the original law reported to the Honble W.P. Dole. Comm. of Indian Affairs."
Confederate Cherokee Relations Papers, 1861-1864
Four documents relating to the relationship between the Confederacy and the Cherokee Nation. The oldest dated 9 February 1861, Richmond, predates the Secession of Virginia. These papers are not in any order, and may just be transcriptions and translations of other documents. Articles 54 and 55 concern amnesty for Cherokees who committed crimes against the Confederacy. Authorizes payment to North Carolina Cherokees.
John Howard Payne Letters, 1832-1852
John M. Oskison manuscript of Unconquerable:
Unconquerable: The story of John Ross, Chief of the Cherokees. Typed manuscript with handwritten corrections of John Oskison's unpublished biography of John Ross, Chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828 to 1866. Together with the manuscript is a check for 25 dollars from J.B. Milam to John Oskison dated 1943, presumably in payment for the manuscript.
John Ross Collection, 1814-1897
John Ross Grave, Undated
Grave of John Ross, 1790-1866, principal chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1828 to 1866, in the Ross Cemetery in Park Hill, Oklahoma. Stone obelisk.
Legacy Of A Family: John Ross' Letters, Undated
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Nell Stapler Bradshaw archive, 1844-1992
Material dealing with the life and family of Nell Stapler Bradshaw. This material has been brought together from a variety of acquisitions.
P.M. Butler to J. Ross, 1842-02-23
Handwritten and signed letter from Pierce Mason Butler to John Ross regarding an order to discontinue further instigation of Cherokee claims.