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




February 2, 1852

G. W. Barbour

Respy resigns the office of Ind. agt for California

Referred to Court of Indian Affairs
Feb 2d 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 you, 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.