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misc. R-S

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ca. 36 items correspondents include: -Rankin, John K. 4 items [3 Letters, 1 Manuscript Copy of document], Washington, D.C. and Lawrence, Kansas, 8/22/1876 to 6/5/1878 Sworn statement re: payment of extra help at Post Office Safe at Sac nation (Thakiwaki) and Fox Nation (Meskwaki) Agency Stock held by EH in Lawrence Savings Bank -Rankin, Wm. A. Legal document., Douglas Co., Kansas, March 21, 1879 Notes on content: moving a sawmill -Rex, John Letter, St. Louis, Sept. 7, 1874 Notes on content: blankets -Richardville, T.F. Letter, Foutance, Kansas, Dec. 14, 1875 to J.P. [Hiner? Ibiner?] Notes on content: addresses of certian Indigenous Peoples (heirs) -Ridenour, P.D. Letters, Lawrence, Kansas, Feb. 9, 1869 to C.C. Hutchinson Notes on content: Ottawa University -Roberts, John M. Letter, Muscatine, Iowa, Oct. 23, 1870 Notes on content: farming -Ross, William P. 3 Letters, Fort Gibson, April 2, 1875 [w/seal of Cherokee Nation (Ani-Tsalagi)] Stating that WPR was Acting Principal Chief of Cherokee Nation (Ani-tsalagi) when at General Council with the Plains Native Americans [could be referring to Plains Apache (Apache Tribe of Oklahoma, Ka-ta-kas) or a more generalied "Plains Indians" -Indigenous Peoples of the Great Plains] at Wichita Tribe (Kitikiti'sh) Agency April 1871 -Sargent, M.L. 3 Letters, Topeka, Kansas, [Atchinson, Topeka & Santa Fe Rail Road], May 2, 1871 to Aug. 20, 1875 Notes on content: supplies and freight -Seright, William W. Letter, Wichita Tribe (Kitikiti'sh) Agency, Indian Territory, June 21, 1874 Notes on content: "the renting of the farm" -Severs, F.B. Letter, Okmulkee, Indian Territory, Dec. 30, 1875 Account of subsistence given to Plains Indians [could be referring to Plains Apache (Apache Tribe of Oklahoma, Ka-ta-kas) or a more generalied "Plains Indians" -Indigenous Peoples of the Great Plains] -Shanks, J.P.C. 2 Letters, [?] and Portland, Ind., April 15, 1875 and Feb. 5, 1876 (includes Letter to Cyrus Beede, 1875 re: Governor Osborne, attack etc.) -Shepherd, A. Letter, Plattford [?], July 9, 1870 to "brother and sister" -Smith, Edward P. (Parmelee), 1827-­1876 [Indian Commissioner 1873-­1875] 2 Letters and 3 Manuscript Copies of Letters, Interior Department., Oct. 24, 1873 to Sept. 3, 1875 includes Manuscript Copy of letter to Treasury re: "purchasing supplies in the open market for immediate use"; 1874 Letter to Jonathan Richards re: "returning contract of J.A. Breckenridge disapproved and calling for a reduction of the number of employees" -Smith, S.T. 5 Letters, Kansas City, (Kansas Pacific and Denver Pacific Rail Road), Nov. 29, 1871 to Aug. 17, 1875 (1875 Letters written at bottom of Letters of Enoch Hoag to him, includes 1871 Letter to Cyrus Beede) Freight and supplies -Smith, S.W. 3 Letters, Silver Lake, Kansas, July 17 to Aug. 25, 1874 Money wanted by Andy Smith (his son) -Smith, William G. Letters, Ackworth, Iowa, March 7, 1876 Notes on content: money to be sent to him -Standing, Alfred J. Letter, Yankton Agency, 7/31/1878 to E.F. Hoag

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