United States Pension Agency, Fort Gibson, Indian Territory, January 23, 1871.

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SIR: Will you please advise us of the condition of the claim for additional bounty of Mrs. Eliza Bushyhead, mother of the late Jesse Bushyhead, Company L, Third Regiment Indian Home Guards. This inquiry is made on behalf of the applicant, who says her claim was put in the hands of J. Brown Wright for prosecution some months ago, since which time she has been unable to hear from it. Number of original certificate unknown.

Respectfully, yours,
Special Agents United States Pension-Office.
Hon. E. B. FRENCH.
Second Auditor.