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

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California Seupt A36

Hon. D.R. Atchison
Comm. Room April 27, 1852

Inc. petition of Geo. Stanley for compensations for services &c on a mission to Indian tribes in southern part of California under  authority of Indian Commissioners.

Also petitions and other papers of Luis Charleton for [ilicit?] under treaties with O.W. & Chipp Nov 6 1851.

Recd 28 April 1852
Answed 5 May 12
& papers returned

[Letter]

Committee Room
April 27th, 1852

Hon. L. Lea,
Com. of Indian Affairs

Sir,

I herewith enclose you the memorials of George Stanley of California and Louis Charleton of New York to which I beg came to call  your attention with the request that you will give the Committee any information in your past experience, together with your opinion  as to the matter of the claims.

An early reply is desirous.

Very Respectfully
D. R. Atchison
Ch. Com. in Indian Affairs