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       Temple Holet
              Washington D.C.

Hon. Secretary of the Interior.

      Dear Sir:
          Your letter appointing me as special Agent, to allot the lands in Severalty to the Winnebago Indians in conjunction with the Agent [[encircled and leading "to allot...]] under the Act. of Feb. 8, 1887 [[/encircled and leading...]]] is received.     I thank you for the confidence with which you have honored me, and accept the post you have offered.

           Alice C. Fletcher

July 12, 1887
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