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Nebraska Oct. 17 7
Hon. Commissioner of Indian Affairs
 I have the honor to submit the following case and to ask instructions as to the night of minor heirs to dispose of property covered by the old patents. 
 Under date of February 4. 1896. the W.1/2 . m E 1/4 Sec. 28 Township 26 Range 9. being in the [[?]] purchased in 1874 for the [[?]] Winnebagoes, [[?]] patented to John [[?]].[[?]]. [[?]]. Kam, [[?]] 1878 a house was built upon this lad for the of John [[?]]. This man died in [[?]] about 1880. leaving one son, [[?]]. who is [[?]] about 19 years old [[?]] at [[?]] School 

 During John Marc's [[good guess?]] last sickness, [[?]], while he was still living here, he was doctored by Red Legs, a [[?]] Winnebago. As compensation for his services, John [[?]] told Red Legs to occupy the house and land above described. Red Legs enlisted his pocsession [[good guess?] and has been living in the house and

Transcription Notes:
It could be John Marc that is being referred to here. The reference in the last paragraph is looks like it might be "Marc's"

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