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[[preprinted]] 17 [[/preprinted]] Winnebago Nebraska Oct. 3 7 Hon. Commissioner Indian Affairs. Sir: I have the pleasure to acknowledge your communication of Sept 26 1889. marked "L. 24.910 1887". Enclosing the list of Winnebagos who drew out? their share of credits from the tribe under the Act of March 3. 1871. For which accept thanks. This list does not extend far enough back to cover some cases which I shall be obliged to investigate. There is no data here at the Agency from which I can learn concerning the number of times groups of Indians have withdrawn from the tribe. The Indians tell me there have been three withdrawals. And others say that there have been other occasions and that individual applications have been made and acted upon. If I can be furnished a complete list, it will help to solve some of the difficulties that need adjustment as to a right to land on this reservation. Respect, Alice C. Fletcher [[Special Indian Agent?]]
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