(U.S.G.P.O.) Washington D.C., 1871. Paperback. Very Good. Item #21-6015
9 x 5.5", 4pp (printed on 3pp). Removed, light wear and toning else good. James Tufts, acting governor of Montana from 1868-1869, sought reimbursement for "expenses incurred and supplies furnished for the Indian service in Montana" which included investigating "depredations committed by the Blackfeet Indians" and gave provisions "from my own resources...to starving and destitute Indians visiting the superintendency at Virginia City..." Bound with: a two page document "LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR REQUESTING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF EASTERN CHEROKEES". House of Representatives 41st Congress 3d Session Ex. Doc. No. 135, same publishing info as previously stated, light wear/toning else good. R.H. Swetland seeks reimbursement for his expenditures. A total of two items, sold as a lot.