Bounty Declaration of Sarah Jefferys

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Creek Agency, December 30, 1869.

SIR: I have the honor to report that Sarah Jefferys, widow of George Jefferys, Company G, Eighty-third Regiment, United States Colored Troops, and applied for her bounty, or the bounty her husband was entitled to for his services. She states that J. W. Wright took the discharge of her husband, with the promise to procure the bounty for her, and that she has never received or heard anything from it.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
F. A. FIELD, Captain, United States Army, Agent.
Colonel E. S. PARKER,
Commissioner of Indian. Affairs, Washington, D. C.



MLA Source Citation:

42nd Congress. Alleged Frauds Against Certain Indian Soldiers. House of Representatives Report, 2nd Session, No. 96. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/bounty-declaration-of-sarah-jefferys.htm - Last updated on Feb 8th, 2013


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