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Major Edmond Mallet; S.A. Galpin; W.H.Bell
Tulalip Agency; Washington Territory
Major Edmond Mallet
October 3, 1876
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Office of Indian Affairs
Washington, Oct. 3, 1876
The U.S. Indian Agent
Tulalip Agency Wash. Ter.
Sir: I have to advise you that Captain William H. Bell,
C.S.U.S.A. stationed at Portland, Oregon has been
designated as Purchasing Officer and Inspector of Supplies
required for the Indian service in Oregon and Washington
for the present fiscal year.
You are directed to communicate with Captain
Bell, who has been advised as to the amount of funds
Applicable for the purchase of supplies for your
agency; and if estimates of supplies have not been forwarded
to this office, you will send one to him immediately
for proper action.
(signed) S.A. Galpin
Edmond J. Mallet Collection. Emmanuel d'Alzon Library Manuscript and Photograph Collection. Assumption University, Worcester, Massachusetts.
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