Text for Letter from George W. Barbour to President Fillmore, 1852




February 2, 1852

G. W. Barbour

[?] resigns the office of Ind. agt for California

Feilled to Court of Indian Affairs
Feb. 2, 1852

Rec'd Indian Aff. 3, Feb. '52


Brown's Hotel, 2d February, 1852.


I herewith resign the office of Indian agent for California, which you did me its honor to confer upon me. 

For that houor I most sincerely thank yo, and hoping that you may find for my successor a gentleman more worthy and competent for the discharge of the responsible duties of the office than myself.

I am, sir, with sentiments of the highest respect, your obedient and humble servant,
G. W. Barbour

His Excellency 
M. Fillmore
President of the United States.