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Nez Perce

June 15   1

Hon. Commr. Ind. Affs.

Being desirous to clear up my work so as to leave no task behind me, I would respectfully call your attention to an intrusion upon the Southern line of the Military reservation.  The land directly south is allotted to Billy Compo, whose house, corral and north fence are all on the School land.  A year ago last spring I pointed out this intrusion to the Agent when he was with me on the ground.  Billy Compo was willing to move off the "Military reservation" but he thought he should have help in so large an undertaking.  The Agent said there was no funds for such purpose.  Nothing has been done and all Compo's improvements still stand on the School land.  Were the case one of mere intrusion of a few hundred feet, I would not call your attention to it, but within the tract Compo has enclosed his a bend of the Lapwai creek and at this bend starts the irrigating ditch for the cultivated land on the southern part of the
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