8. Jeremiah Evarts to John Ross, 17 September 1825
[Evarts announced the appointment of Samuel A. Worcester as a missionary to the Cherokee Nation, describing him as] laborious, highly intelligent, Judicious, sincerely devoted to the interests of your nation, and, though plain in his manners, possesses of sterling qualities as a man & a Christian.
8. Jeremiah Evarts to John Ross, 17 Sept 1825, in Gary E. Moulton, ed., The Papers of Chief John Ross vol. 1 (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1985), 107.