Fort Gibson, Indian Territory,
February 15, 1871.
Sir: Herewith please find application of Elijah Proctor, formerly of Company H, Third Regiment of Indian Home Guards, relative to which, in the matter of limitation as to filing of claim we desire to submit the same presentation as to the existence of a prior claim, (which claimant alleges having twice applied for,) as was made in the case of Edward Crutchfield, whose application also accompanies this.
F. E. FOSTER.
Hon. E. B. FRENCH,
Second Auditor, Washington, D. C.