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Ambrose; Major Edmond Mallet
Tulalip Indian School; Tulalip Mission
Major Edmond Mallet
January 1, 1877
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Tulalip Mission School, Jan. 1st 1877.
To Major E.J. Mallet
Indian Agent, W.T.
I take the pleasure of writing a few lines to you to express my most profound respect and hearty thanks towards you.
I feel very grateful towards you, dear sir, for having been so kind as to appoint me your interpreter. I therefore promise that I will serve your faithfully as much as possible by and through the grace of God.
This being the happy occasion of New Year's day I feel very happy and wish you a merry, happy and blessed New Year
May God bless your endeavors for the civilization of the poor Indians of this place, and may you see many a happy New Year, is the fervent wish and prayer of your
Most obedient servant
Edmond J. Mallet Collection. Emmanuel d'Alzon Library Manuscript and Photograph Collection. Assumption University, Worcester, Massachusetts.
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