Letter From Creek Nation for Bounty and Back Pay
Creek Indian Agent Letter
Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 7, 1871. SIR: Enclosed herewith please find application for bounties, original and additional, of James Taylor, late a private in Company C, of the Second Regiment Indian Home Guards. If, as we believe, these claims have been already paid, it will be advisable to trace the money to its destination.
Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 9, 1871. SIR: At suggestion of Rev. J. B. Jones, I have to request that you will inform us of the date of remarriage of the late widow of Ta-qua-yah Wolf, formerly a soldier in Company H, Second Indian Home Guards, and whether she is still living; also if the
Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, January 9, 1871. SIR: Herewith please find claim of Nakey, widow of C. Georges, Ap. No. 138,405, with papers, including declaration and additional evidence as to service and death of soldier, and marriage and widowhood of claimant, sworn to and attested this day, and the papers previously filed by J. W.
Fort Gibson; Indian Territory, February 15, 1871. Sir: We enclose herewith additional declaration and testimony in the case of Nancy Jumper, widow of Jumper, application No. 110,510. If evidence as to birth of children of the character furnished is to be accepted, we recommend the allowance of this claim with increase. We have, as in
Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 7, 1871. SIR: Enclosed please find declaration for increase of pension in the case of Elizabeth Walking Stick, including pensioner’s affidavit relative to discrepancies between the documents of today and those of her original application. We also transmit herewith the original papers, and also the pensioner’s certificate. The identity of
Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 9, 1871. SIR: Please inform us if the widow of George Fieske, formerly of Company E, Second Indian Home Guards, has remarried or died since the death of the soldier; also if the soldier left any children under sixteen at the time of his death, and the names and dates
Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, January 10, 1871. Sir: Albert Barnes, clerk of the Illinois district court, Cherokee Nation, as representative of the heirs of Lieutenant Alexander F. Barnes, deceased, late of Company M, Fourteenth Kansas Cavalry, desires us to inquire relative to the claim for back pay of said officer, and to ascertain the testimony
United States Pension Agency, Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, February 7, 1871. SIR: We are requested by the applicant to inquire the condition of the claims for original and additional bounty of Eliza Young Deer, widow of Young Deer, (on the Adjutant General’s rolls as David Young Deer.) Claimant has been allowed a pension, and has