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Nez Perce   May 18    1

Hon Commsr of Indian Affairs.
Sir:

I would respectfully ask information about the following:

I am informed that a sale of land has been effected at the Colville Agency and that among those enrolled as entitled to receive their share of the proceed of the sale, are a number of [[Joseph?]] Indians (Nez Perce).  Among those there enrolled are some who have taken or propose to take land here.  I desire to know if enrollment at the Colville Agency for the purpose of sharing in the money sharing from the sale of that land [[di?rects?]] the Nez Perce there enrolled for allotment here?

Respectfully

[[signature]] Alice C. Fletcher [[/signature]]
Spl. Ind. Agt.

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