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Nebr. Jan. 4  8

Hon. Commissioner of Indian Affair 


I have the honor to report the following progress in the work of allotting the Winnebago Indian during the Quarter just closed. 

36. 729 acres have been surveyed and allotted to 540 individuals. In every case I have seen that the head of the family has been shown the corners of his selection and the mounds thrown up, or the tract ploughed around. Beside these allotments there are about 3000 acres covered by old patents and reallocated, where owning to the snow storms it has been impossible to establish the corners.

In order to prevent double allotments or omissions I have found it necessary to make