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Collection Reference Number GLC07385.01
From Archive Folder Unassociated Civil War Documents 1862 
Title Albert Pike to John Ross re: requesting necessary papers to capture fugitive slave
Date 20 March 1862
Author Pike, Albert (1809-1891)  
Recipient Ross, John  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description The slave was wanted for the crime of horse stealing.
Subjects American West  American Indian History  Frontiers and Exploration  Westward Expansion  African American History  Slavery  Crime  Runaway Slave  Fugitive Slave Act  Law  Confederate General or Leader  
Place written Headquarters, Indian Territory
Theme The American Civil War; Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Law; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Additional Information John Ross was a Cherokee chief
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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