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(ca. 32 items Copy) -Adair, W.P. (William Penn) 4 Letters, 1 Manuscript Copy, Washington, D.C., 5/28 ­ 11/15/1875 Notes on content: "his work involving Osage Nation (Wazhazhe) and the Osage’s desire for the retention of the Superintendent (Gen. Babcock tells WPA that EH is all right with the President); the attack by Governor Osborne; treatment by Agent Gibson; enclosing copy of letter to President Grant regarding Osage murder case; suggesting the employment of General Shanks to represent Osage Nation. -Armstrong, Lucy B. Letter, Wyandot, Kansas, Feb. 24, 1873 Notes on content: she is a Citizen-­Wyandot (member of Wyandot Nation of Kansas / Wendat) and needs money due her from government. -Arnold, J. Letter, Baxter Springs, Kansas, 4/3/1875 Notes on content: "desires situation in Indian service" -Barnett, William Affidavit, Feb. 12, 1869 Notes on content:­ re: land sale to Ottawa University -Battey, Thomas C. Document, Kiowa Tribe (Ka'igwu) and [?] Agency, 6 mo. 20, 1877 Notes on content:­ re: statement on price of potatoes -Beard, E.W. Letter Ackworth, Iowa, 4 mo. 6, 1875 to E.C. Rich notes on content re: Beard's school -Beck, Henry Address Leominster, Herford, England, n.d. to Indigenous people "scattered about in the Western part of America" notes on content: [religious in nature] -Beckarth, James Manuscript Copy of Letter, Quincey, Ill., Dec. 16, 1875 to F.H. Tibbetts Notes on content: re: weight of freight -Bernard, Helen Letter, Silver Lake, Nov. 25, 1873 Notes on content:­ asks payment due her and children be given to husband -Bernard, W.R. Letter, Kansas City, April 4, 1873 Notes on content:­ re: sending supplies -Bettles, William Letter, Chicago, 7 mo. 1, 1873 Notes on content: re: a man from Great Britian writes looking to "assist" Native Americans -Bird, A.C. Manuscript Copy of Letter, St. Louis, July 13, 1876 Notes on content:­ re: business with the Rail Road -Black, Ed. H. (Peoria Tribe Member and translator) Letter, Peoria Reservation, Indian Territory, Dec. 30, 1874 Notes on content: re: "a delegation going to Washington" (has doubts about legitimacy of action by Council of his tribe) -Bliss, J.A. Manuscript Copy of Letter, Lawrence, Kansas, July 21, 1875 [encloses letter of John K. Rankin, Mayor of Lawrence] Notes on content:­ support for EH re: payment to guards when traveling with Indian Superintendency payment money -Bonwill, Huldah H. Letter, Philadelphia, 7 mo. 15, 1874 Notes on content:­ re: finding suitable people to take charge of farm and school (she wants to be teacher) -Boone, A.G. 2 Letters, Denver, Sept. 23 and Oct. 6, 1874 Notes on content: re: "the Smith boy's land in Denver" (William Gilpin Smith is a minor and son of John S. Smith) and there are attempts being made to take his land away from him -Bourassa, Alexander Letter, Baxter Springs, Kansas, March 14, 1874 Notes on content:­ re: money due to Indigenous people and discusses a Mr. Polk -Bourassa, Eslim[?] Letter, Kanka Kee, Ill., Dec. 31, 1873 to her mother Notes on content: family and getting money from Agent -Brookmire & Rankin 6 Letters, Aug. 17, 1870­, April 26, 1871 Notes on content: supplies, groceries (sugar, bacon, tobacco) -Brown, E.J. Letter, We­woka, Seminole Nation, Dec. 8, 1873 Notes on content: drawing Indian Superintendency money -Buchan, W.J. 2 Letters, Wyandotte, Kansas, March 15 and May 2, 1876 to Edward F. Hoag Notes on content: settling past accounts (difficulty in?)

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