Text for Letter from D.R. Atchison to Luke Lea, 1852

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California A25

Hon D. R. Atchison Chair &c
Washington March 9, 1852

Inc. petition and letter of Thos. W. Lane asking for payment of accompanying drafts of G. W. Barbour for $500, $1500, & $1825, on  amount of beef cattle &c furnished Indian Commission in California, by [June's?]
See M109.

Recd 10 March 1852
Reported on 22 April 1852
& [illegible] [illegible]
10 Finance

[Letter]

Washington City
March 9th, 1852

Hon. L. Lea,
Com. of Indian Affairs,

Sir,

The Committee in Indian Affairs are desirous of having your opinion in the enclosed petition, also any facts in your office in  relation to the claim.

Very respectfully
D. R. Atchison
Ch. Com. on Indian Affairs