Committee on Military affairs
41st Congress, 3d Session
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This letter, dated February 11, 1871 from United States (US) Secretary of the Interior Columbus Delano to Speaker of the US House of Representatives James G. Blaine, also known as US House of Representatives Executive Document 115, transmits communications from US Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ely S. Parker, Dakota Territory Governor and ex-officio Superintendent of Indian Affairs John A. Burbank, and D. W. Marsh, agent for the Leavenworth, Kansas firm of Durfee & Peck, from whom the Upper Missouri Indian Agency has been renting the Fort Berthold Agency buildings for the sum of $3,500 per year. The agent for Durfee & Peck has offered to sell the buildings for $16,000, and the matter is being "respectfully submitted to Congress for such action as may be deemed proper by that body."
The document also contains a detailed inventory of buildings and structures to be included in the purchase.
Durfee & Peck, Upper Missouri Agency, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
US Congress, US House of Representatives, Upper Missouri Indian Agency, US Department of the Interior, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Columbus Delano, James G. Blaine, Ely S. Parker, John A. Burbank, W. Clifford, D. W. Marsh, Elias H. Durfee, Campbell K. Peck
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United States, Congress, House. "Durfee & Peck. Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, inclosing an account of Messrs. Durfee & Peck, for rent of agency buildings at Fort Berthold. February 11, 1871. -- Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs and ordered to be printed." 41st Congress, 3rd Session, H.Exec.Doc. 115, 1871. Readex: Readex AllSearch. https://infoweb-newsbank-com.ezproxy.library.und.edu/apps/readex/doc?p=ARDX&docref=image/v2%3A0FD2A62D41CEB699%40SERIAL-10B1181D9FEAE9E8%40-12BC2920137B9068%400
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