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Congressional Serial Set Volume 1182 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,047 Discovery Miles 10 470
Congressional Serial Set Volume 1182 (Paperback): United States Government Office
Congressional Serial Set Volume 1182 (Paperback): United States Government Office

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Congressional Serial Set Volume 1182 (Paperback)

United States Government Office

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 Excerpt: ... supplies to the Cherokee nation. He assured me that he would place a sufficient force at Humboldt, Kansas, where, upon application, I could at any time secure an escort for supply trains when needed. Yet I have only been able to get an escort on one occasion, and then only 40 men, and, by direction of General Blunt, I had to make up the requisite number of that escort with 125 refugee Indians, whose service, as shown in Agent Proctor's report, was not worth anything at all. inasmuch as they refused to accompany the train any further at the time while some danger was apprehended of encountering a small rebel force, and actually returned to Kansas. It is only recently that I have again been disappointed in the same manner. The following are the facts: A week or two ago Agent Harlan made a requisition on me for a large quantity of supplies for the immediate use of the destitute Indians within his, the Cherokee agency. At least 75 teams were deemed necessary for transporting those supplies to their destination; and after having travelled overa large portion of four counties to secure the same in a scanty settled country, whose people are mainly depending upon agricultural pursuits, I immediately repaired to Fort Scott, the headquarters of General Blunt's district, and on the 15th instant made proper application for au escort sufficient to accompany the supply train to the Cherokee agency. It was granted, and promised that the escort should meet the said train at Humboldt, Kansas, on the 20th instant; whereupon, I proceeded to Burlington, Kansas, the point at which the teams were to report to me. But, to my great astonishment, after having loaded and even started a portion of the teams, I received a despatch from H. Z. Curtis, the assistant adjutant general of ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: United States Government Office
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 390
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-75473-5
Barcode: 9781130754735
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-75473-1

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