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Payment Request

Washington City June 30, 1851

Chas. E. Mix Esqr.
Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs


Herewith please find Powers of Atty. as above stated and I respectfully request that you will cause payment to be made to me thereon out of the annuity moneys due and payable to the Ottawa and Chippewa Nations of Indians Affairs in relation thereto, on the 24th ulto. and approved on the 26th ulto. By the Hon. Sec. of the Interior.

Please make the requisitions payable to my order and office.

Very Respectfully
Your Obedt. Servant,

Geo. W. Ewing

Payment Receipt

Received of James J??ller Disbursing Agent Indian Department twenty eight hundred twenty five dollars and forty four cents, as the properly authorized attorney of the following parties to whom name is attached the amount of their respective claims, being expenses of Ottawa and Chippewa Arbitration. ??? 26 May 1851 Secty. Interior.

PRATTJerome M.$300.00 
IRVINEJohn D.$300.00 
PRATTJerome M.$550.00 
IRVINEJohn D.$550.00 

Also, expenses arbitration fees at Sault De St.

??WITSMarie$81.75for Henry M. DODGE

For Power Attorney I refer to files accompanying this with exception of one in favour Henry Selby for $9.69, which will be found in Indian Office 27 June 1851 by ???

1851 Power of Attorney with List of ClaimantsImage
1851 Payment Request and ReceiptImage
1851 Expenses of ArbitrationImage

Mackinac Agency
Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs 1828-1880
National Archives Microfilm Publications M234 Roll 403 1839-1852

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