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Bounty Declaration of TILDA

Creek Agency, Creek Nation,
March I1, 1870.

Personally appeared before me, F. A. Field, Captain, United States Army, Indian agent Creek Nation, the undersigned, a Creek woman, and a widow of AR-HAR-LOC-YARHOLA, late of Company E, First Regiment Indian Home Guards, who testifies that she has received but $85 on account of the services of her deceased husband, although she is entitled to the sum of $200 bounty, and about $100 for pay due as a sergeant up to the time of her husband’s death, and that she has made repeated applications for the payment of her just dues, but has never been able to obtain it.

The affidavit now prays that the Government may send the money due her.
Her XX mark TILDA

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 11th day of March, A. D. 1870.
Captain, United States Army, Indian Agent.

MLA Source Citation:

42nd Congress. Alleged Frauds Against Certain Indian Soldiers. House of Representatives Report, 2nd Session, No. 96. Web. 7 February 2016.
- Last updated on Feb 8th, 2013

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