Publication: 1876, Washington
First Edition. Disbound. 7pp. 44th Congress, 1st Session. House. Ex. Doc. No. 57. Request for favorable consideration be given by the Congress to the following: "Owing to the fact that extraordinary issues were required to subsist the numerous bands of Sioux, called together at the Red cloud agency in the conference held at that point by the late commission to treat for the cession of the Black Hills, and to other circumstances stats, the supplies have become nearly exhausted, and that the flour, corn, and beef furnished for Red Cloud agency will be expended by the 10th proximo, the bacon by the 10th of March next, and the sugar and coffee by the 1st of April. Upon consideration, it is deemed expedient to suggest that the subsistence for be reduced as follows, viz: that the item of flour be changed to corn, making a difference of $2,070, and that the items of sugar and coffee be entirely omitted, making a further reduction of $9,386, and a total difference of $11,456 in the amount of the estimate ... An estimate of appropriation submitted amounts to $225,000. A rather detailed report. Fine.
Inventory Number: 48139