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[[preprinted]] U.S. SENATE WASHINGTON ^[[Jany 12]] 188^[] [[/preprinted]] Dear Miss Fletcher, Your letter of Decr 31 reached me speedily but the petition only came on the 10th inst, on the 11th I presented it & it appears in a record I send you today in which you will find remarks of Mr. Dawes upon the petition which are opposite, and very forcible. He is chairman of the Comm. on Indian Affairs in the Senate. I applaud the interest you take in the Indians. I know no higher public duty of
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