Viewing page 2 of 8

^[[2]]
Reaching as Dover Del. where we find the Nanticoke Indian Association Existing today and represented by Cheif W R Clark. 
When dear friends the pale face canoe to our country and was recd  with all due hospitality they paid the Indian in Return by stealing their Lands and murdering the poor indians and forcing them under their controlled to be put back almost into exiled to be punished on Reservations until they was forced into Citizen Ship

So that their would have to apply by purchase in order to return homes Some of the lands that were Stolen from them

Are we Satisfied at the present conditions.  Are you Satisfied who have been lost of by the Indian Bureau & Washington and the government have allowed you to go into Citizenship and purchase Lands in order Let the Indian Agents Squander the Indians Money appropriated by this for the welfare of the Indian race, Are you Satisfied those of you who is in reservations allotted to by the government and just a place to live and not enough land to make a Livelihood and the money appropriated for your



Transcription Notes:
Chief is spelled incorrectly in the first sentence.

Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact transcribe@si.edu.