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DOCUMENT SIGNED BY ULYSSES S. GRANT. Appointment of Agent for the Indians of the Ponca Agency in Dakota [Territory]. Together with the archive of A. J. Carrier, Indian Agent 1875-1876.

Grant, Ulysses S.

Editorial: Department of the Interior, Washington, 1875
Condición: Very good+ condition Sin Encuadernar
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A large partly printed document, appointing A. J. Carrier to the position of Indian Agent for the Ponca Indians in Dakota Territory, signed by President Ulysses S. Grant on January 13, 1875. The document meaures 20.75 (w) x 16 (h), and is framed. Countersigned by Acting Secretary of the Interior B. R. Cowan. Included is an intersting archive of almost 30 items, most of which relates to Carrier's service as Indian Agent at the Ponca Agency. Many are on Agency or United States letterhead. One document lists 16 Indians by name for rations stopped or doubled; another is a detail of picket guard one mile west of Point Village against Sioux attacks and lists an Indian Sergeant and 10 Indian Privates; many documents are receipts of payment to Indians for services at the Agency, including Little Snake, Peter Primeaux, Frank Le Fleash, Sick Bull, Rough Face, etc.; another is a large document, torn at folds, listing the names of 211 Indians signed with their marks receiving annuity payments, witness and signed by A. J. Potter and A. J. Abbott, and Charles P. Morgan interpreter. Additionally, there are three printed govenrment publications, including Army HQ General Orders No. 97, a Senate Petition by Carrier, and a House of Representatives Report submitted by Carrier. There is also a statement of equipage and supplies for 1864-1865 signed by Carrier, for the 198th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (Infantry) Company A of which Carrier was an officer. There is also a five page "Descriptive List of Curiosities furnished by the Ponca Indians of Dakota." An interesting and unique collection of original documents. N° de ref. de la librería 011828

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Editorial: Department of the Interior, Washington

Año de publicación: 1875

Encuadernación: No Binding

Condición del libro:Very good+ condition

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition

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