First edition. Quarto in black pebbled cloth with gilt stamping to spine. [iii-x] 806pp. Contents. Index. Map. Lengthy report with charts and tables providing extensive, detailed statistics and other information. This important report was published for members of Congress and present a complete governmental record of all events, activities, and general information available during the year 1901 and pertaining to all matters related to the many American Indian tribes. The many reports published in each volume are provided by Commissioners, Tribal and Reservation Agents, Missionaries, Military Officers, State Government Officers, Law Enforcement Officers, Religious Groups, Members of Congress, as well as settlers and other citizens. The scope of this report includes all aspects of interaction with various Indian tribes, with primary emphasis on those west of the Mississippi. This report includes information on education; sale of liquor to Indians; allotments on various reservations to include the Cheyenne River Reservation and Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, the Crow Reservation in Montana, the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Reservation and the Wichita Reservation in Oklahoma, etc.; the sale of Indian lands, logging on Indian reservations, railroads, telephone and telegraph lines across Indian lands; Mission Indians on Warner's Ranch in California; various town sites; Indian Territory under the Curtis act; Citizenship in the Choctaws, Cherokee, Creek and Seminole tribes; Chippewa and Munsee Indians in Kansas; New York Indians; Wenatchi Indians of Washington; Winnebago Indians of Wisconsin; etc. Attached to inside of rear board is a 24" x 36" (approximate) color map entitled, Map showing Indian Reservations within the limits of the United States. Compiled under the direction of the Hon. W.A. Jones, Commissioner of Indian Affairs 1901. Map is fine. On front paste-down sheet is written "Office of Indian Affairs. Mary Desha, Washington D.C., April 28, 1902." Page preceding the title page is detached. Boards lightly soiled and spine beginning to loosen and with wear. Good.
Inventory Number: 45342