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Memorial Sketch Of William Soule Stickney By His Father Stickney, William

Memorial Sketch Of William Soule Stickney By His Father

Stickney, William

Other works by Stickney, William

Publication: "School of Music" Press, 1881, Washington,DC

First Edition. Cloth. AEG. 447pp. Frontispiece and 3 additional Plates, all with protective tissue. While primarily a grief-stricken father's Memorial for his son, much history as it pertains to The Ute Commission is recorded here. The Ute Commission was formed to negotiate the consolidation of various subsets of the Ute Indian tribe into a single agency, as well as to convince the Utes to give up the southern part of their Colorado reservation. The Ute Commission was comprised of Gen. Edward Hatch, N. C. McFarland of Kansas, and William Stickney of Washington, DC. In addition, William Soule Stickney served as the Secretary and disbursing officer of the commission. Pages 149-227 and 257-285 are specific to The Ute Commission. The young Stickney contracted typhoid fever while serving the commission and died in Los Pinos, Colorado on July 20, 1880, at the age of 27. Light wear to corners, edges, and spine ends, Very Good. Presentation from Mr. & Mrs. Wm. Stickney on front free endpaper. Also, includes a 16 page, disbound copy of a Report of the Ute Commission, dated January, 20, 1881. Lists all individual Ute Indians that signed (x) to ratify the agreement in July or August, 1880.

Inventory Number: 50654