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Winnebago September 1. 7 Hon. Commissioner of Indian Affairs Sir: It is my unpleasant duty to inform you of the conduct of one C. W. Perry,a white man married to a half-breed who has chased away for the hills. Mr. Perry brought his family here about six years ago. For a time he kept a sort of tavern as the Agency. Sometime in 1882^[[or 3]] he moved back to Township 27. Range 6. and took up a claim in behalf of his wife, upon land the tribe had on this April 17th 1882 agreed to sell to the Chicago,/sh. Paul, akimmeoftis[[?]] and Omaha Railroad Company. I will not go into his case as regards the land claimed for his family in the vicinity of Emerson. Mr. Perry and his Son-in-law^[[named Naggasible?]]a liptearnth[[?]] Indian and having no rights here, are corceinlings[[?]] with this tribe, as in ine[[?]]. This renesalty[[?]], claiming this[[strikethrough]] after[[/strikethrough]] for the purpose ^[[of]] defrauding [[?]]the Indians of : land.Mr. Perry is a discetal. and h"[[?]]
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