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Smith to Secretary of the Interior, 1 November 1872, in United States, Office of Indian Affairs, Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary for the Year 1872 (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1872), 68-71, NADP Document R872001D.
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The following tabular statement exhibits the organization of the Indian service in the field.

Statement exhibiting the names and locations of Indian agencies, and the number of Indians, the number and class of employés, and the aggregate compensation of employés, at each agency, at date of last quarterly report.

  Name of
agency.
Location
of agency.
Tribes embraced
in agency.
Number
of Indians

Clerks

Physicians

Teachers
1 New York Forestville, N.Y. Senecas, or New York Indians 5,070      
2 Michigan Detroit, Mich. Ottawas and Chippewas 8,914     5
3 La Pointe Bayfield, Wis. Chippewas of Lake Superior 5,150     2
4 Chippewa White Earth, Minn. Chippewas of the Mississippi 6,455 1 3 2
5 Green Bay Green Bay, Wis. Menomonees, Oneidas, Stockbridges 2,871     3
6 Sac and Fox Toledo, Iowa Sacs and Foxes in Iowa 275      
7 Santee Nebraska Santee Sioux 965   1  
8 Winnebago do Winnebagoes 1,440   1 3
9 Omaha do Omahas 969     3
10 Pawnee do Pawnees 2,447   1 5
11 Great Nemaha do Sacs and Foxes of the Missouri and Iowas 313     2
12 Otoe do Otoes and Missourias 464     1
13 Kickapoo Kansas Kickapoos 290     1
14 Pottawatomie do Pottawatomies, Prairie band 400      
15 Kansas do Kansas or Kaws 598     1
16 Quapaw Indian Territory Quapaws, Senecas, Shawnee, Miamies, Wyandotte, Kaskaskias, Weas, Peorias, and Piankeshaws 1,689     6
17 Neosho do Osages 3,956      
18 Sac and Fox do Sacs and Foxes of the Mississippi 463   1 2
19 Kiowa do Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches 5,490 1 1 1
20 Wichita do Wichitas and confederated bands 1,250   1 1
  Name of
agency.
Location
of agency.
Tribes embraced
in agency.
Number
of Indians

Clerks

Physicians

Teachers
21 Upper Arkansas do Cheyennes and Arapahoes 3,500 1 1 2
22 Cherokee do Cherokees 18,000      
23 Choctaw do Choctaws and Chickasaws 22,000      
24 Creek do Creeks 12,295      
25 Seminole do Seminoles 2,398     4
26 Yankton Dakota Yankton Sioux 2,000      
27 Sisseton do Sisseton and Wahpeton Sioux 1,496 1 1 3
28 Devil's Lake do Sisseton and Wahpeton Sioux 720   1  
29 Upper Missouri do Sioux 3,000   1  
30 Whetstone do Sioux 5,000   1  
31 Cheyenne River do Sioux 5,000   1  
32 Grand River do Sioux 6,000   1  
33 Red Cloud Wyoming Sioux 7,000 1    
34 Ponca Dakota Poncas 735     1
35 Blackfeet Montana Blackfeet, Bloods, and Piegans 7,500     1
36 Milk River do Assinaboines, Gros Ventres, Sioux, River Crows 5,565      
37 Crow do Crows, (Mountain) 2,700     1
38 Flathead do Flatheads and confederate tribes 1,460   1 2
39 Temporary do Bannocks, Shoshones, and Sheep-Eaters 677      
40 Fort Hall Idaho Bannocks and Shoshones 1,000   1  
  Name of
agency.
Location
of agency.
Tribes embraced
in agency.
Number
of Indians

Clerks

Physicians

Teachers
41 Nez Perces do Nez Perces 2,807   1 2
42 Wyoming Wyoming Shoshones 1,037   1  
43 White River Colorado Utes, Grand River, Yampa and Uintah bands 800     1
44 Los Pinos do Utes, Tabequache band 3,000   1 1
45 Uintah Valley Utah Utes, Uintah band 800      
46 Navajo New Mexico Navajoes 9,114   1 1
47 Mescalero Apache do Mescalero Apaches 830      
48 Tierra Amarills do Utes, Capote, and Weeminuche band 870   1  
49 Tularosa do Southern or Gila Apaches 525      
50 Cimarron do Utes, Muache band and Jicarillos Apaches 1,250      
51 Pueblo do Pueblos 7,683     4
52 Pima and Maricopa Arizona Pimas and Maricopas 4,342   1 1
53 Papago do Papagoes 5,000   1  
54 Colorado River do Mohaves 4,000   1  
55 Moquis Pueblo do Moquis Pueblos 3,000     1
56 Camp Grant do Apaches 400   1  
57 White Mountain do Apaches 900   1  
58 Camp Verde do Apaches 500   1  
59 Walker River Nevada Pah-Utes 6,000      
60 Pah-Ute do Pi-Utes, Southeastern Nevada 2,500      


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Statement exhibiting the names and locations of Indian agencies, and the number of Indians, the number and class of employés, &c. – Continued.

  Name of
agency.
Location
of agency.
Tribes embraced
in agency.
Number
of Indians

Clerks

Physicians

Teachers
61 Round Valley California Ukies and other bands 1,700   1  
62 Hooper valley do Humboldts and other bands 725   1 1
63 Tule River do Tules and other bands 374   1  
64 Umatilla Oregon Umatillas, Cayuses, Walla- Wallas 837   1 2
65 Warm Springs do Walla-Wallas and Wascoes 626   1 1
66 Grand Ronde do Molallas, Clackamas, and other bands 870     2
67 Siletz do Chasta Scotone and fourteen other bands 2,500   1  
68 Alsea do Alseas and other bands 300      
69 Klamath do Klamaths, Modocs, and Snakes 4,000   1 1
70 Puyallup Washington Nisquallys, Puyallps, and others 1,200   1 2
71 Tulalip do D'Wamish and other bands 3,600   1  
72 Neeah Bay do Makahs 604   1 2
73 Skokomish do S'Klallams, Skokomish, and others 919   1 2
74 Quinaielt do Quinaielts Qui-leh-utes, and others 520   1 2
75 Yakama do Yakamas 3,000     3
76 Chehalis do Chehalis and others 600   1 1
77 Colville do Colvilles and other tribes 3,349   1  
        Totals 5 43 82


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Name of
agency.


Far-
mers


Black-
smiths


Carp-
enters
Mill-
wrights
and
millers


Saw-
yers


Engi-
neers


Shoe-
makers



Herders


Team-
sters

Matrons
of
schools



Cooks


Seams-
tresses


Gun-
smiths
1 New York                          
2 Michigan   2 1                    
3 La Pointe 5 10 1                    
4 Chippewa 4 3 4 2         2 2      
5 Green Bay 1 1   1                  
6 Sac and Fox                          
7 Santee 1 3 4 2 1     1 1        
8 Winnebago 2 2 5 2   2 3   4        
9 Omaha 1 1 2 1   2              
10 Pawnee 2 2 4 2       1   2 3 2  
11 Great Nemaha   1 1                 1  
12 Otoe     1                    
13 Kickapoo 1                 1      
14 Pottawatomie 3                        
15 Kansas 1                        
16 Quapaw   5                      
17 Neosho   1 1                    
18 Sac and Fox 2 1 4             1 1   1
19 Kiowa   1       1   4     6    
20 Wichita 3 1 4     1   2   3 4    
 

Name of
agency.


Far-
mers


Black-
smiths


Carp-
enters
Mill-
wrights
and
millers


Saw-
yers


Engi-
neers


Shoe-
makers



Herders


Team-
sters

Matrons
of
schools



Cooks


Seams-
tresses


Gun-
smiths
21 Upper Arkansas 2 2 2     1   8   1      
22 Cherokee                          
23 Choctaw                          
24 Creek                          
25 Seminole                          
26 Yankton 2 2 3     1   8          
27 Sisseton   1 2     1         1    
28 Devil's Lake 1 1 1     1   1 1   1    
29 Upper Missouri 3 1 1   1 1   7          
30 Whetstone   1 1     1   7          
31 Cheyenne River 1 1 2   1 1   4          
32 Grand River 1 1 4     1              
33 Red Cloud   1 1   1     6 2   1    
34 Ponca   2 2   1 2              
35 Blackfeet 1 1 1               1    
36 Milk River                     1    
37 Crow 1 2 1     1              
38 Flathead 2   2 2           1   6  
39 Temporary 1 1                      
40 Fort Hall 1     1       1          
 

Name of
agency.


Far-
mers


Black-
smiths


Carp-
enters
Mill-
wrights
and
millers


Saw-
yers


Engi-
neers


Shoe-
makers



Herders


Team-
sters

Matrons
of
schools



Cooks


Seams-
tresses


Gun-
smiths
41 Nez Perces 1 1 1 1           1      
42 Wyoming 1 1                      
43 White River 1 1   1       1          
44 Los Pinos 1 1 1 2       2     1    
45 Uintah Valley 1 1 1               1    
46 Navajo 1 1 1         2 1        
47 Mescalero Apache                          
48 Tierra Amarills                          
49 Tularosa                 1        
50 Cimarron                          
51 Pueblo                 2        
52 Pima and Maricopa 1 1 1                    
53 Papago   1                      
54 Colorado River 2 1           1     1    
55 Moquis Pueblo                          
56 Camp Grant 2                        
57 White Mountain                          
58 Camp Verde     1                    
59 Walker River 2                        
60 Pah-Ute                          


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Name of
agency.


Far-
mers


Black-
smiths


Carp-
enters
Mill-
wrights
and
millers


Saw-
yers


Engi-
neers


Shoe-
makers



Herders


Team-
sters

Matrons
of
schools



Cooks


Seams-
tresses


Gun-
smiths
61 Round Valley 1 2 2       1            
62 Hooper valley 1       1     1          
63 Tule River 1 1 1                    
64 Umatilla 2 1 1 3                  
65 Warm Springs 2 1     1                
66 Grand Ronde   1 2   1       3   1    
67 Siletz 4 1                      
68 Alsea                          
69 Klamath 5 2 1 1         1       6
70 Puyallup 1   1         1          
71 Tulalip 2 1 1   1                
72 Neeah Bay 1 1                      
73 Skokomish 1 1 1                    
74 Quinaielt 1 1 1         1          
75 Yakama 1     1                  
76 Chehalis 1             1          
77 Colville 1                        
  Totals 80 73 72 22 9 17 4 60 19 11 29 3 7


[Page 69(b)]

 

Name of
agency.


Labor-
ers.


Inter-
preters
Indian
apprent-
ices to
trades.


Commis-
ioners.


Tin-
smiths.
Wagon
and
plow
makers
Total
employés
in each
agency.
Aggegate am't
compensation paid
to employés in
each agency.
1 New York   1         1 $400
2 Michigan   5         13[a] 4,800
3 La Pointe   1         19 10,770
4 Chippewa 1 3   1     28 22,770
5 Green Bay   1         7 3,320
6 Sac and Fox   1         1 400
7 Santee 8 1 4       21 8,760
8 Winnebago   1 9       34 13,340
9 Omaha   1         11 9,000
10 Pawnee 7 1 3   2   37 13,671
11 Great Nemaha   2         7 3,200
12 Otoe   1         3 1,900
13 Kickapoo   1         4 2,050
14 Pottawatomie   1 1       5 1,820
15 Kansas   1         3 1,500
16 Quapaw   4 3       18 8,660
17 Neosho 7           9 5,400
18 Sac and Fox 2 1         16 10,864
19 Kiowa             15 12,460
20 Wichita 24 1       1 46[c] 26,340
 

Name of
agency.


Labor-
ers.


Inter-
preters
Indian
apprent-
ices to
trades.


Commis-
ioners.


Tin-
smiths.
Wagon
and
plow
makers
Total
employés
in each
agency.
Aggegate am't
compensation paid
to employés in
each agency.
21 Upper Arkansas 23 2   2     47[e] 28,240
22 Cherokee   1         1 400
23 Choctaw 1 2         1 1,100
24 Creek   1         1 300
25 Seminole   1         5 2,325
26 Yankton 8 1   1     26 17,220
27 Sisseton 6 1         17 10.180
28 Devil's Lake 1 1         10 5,700
29 Upper Missouri 12 1         28[g] 17,900
30 Whetstone 14 1         26 19,360
31 Cheyenne River 10           21 17,080
32 Grand River 6     1     15 10,500
33 Red Cloud 6     2     21[b] 16,900
34 Ponca 5 1 3       17 8,695
35 Blackfeet 11 1         17 11,320
36 Milk River 11 1   2     15[d] 11,300
37 Crow 8 1         15 11,000
38 Flathead 2 1       1 20 13,000
39 Temporary 4           6[f] 4,900
40 Fort Hall 10           14 6,000
 

Name of
agency.


Labor-
ers.


Inter-
preters
Indian
apprent-
ices to
trades.


Commis-
ioners.


Tin-
smiths.
Wagon
and
plow
makers
Total
employés
in each
agency.
Aggegate am't
compensation paid
to employés in
each agency.
41 Nez Perces   1       1 10[h] 13,500
42 Wyoming   1         4 3,700
43 White River           5 4,000 43
44 Los Pinos             10 4,000
45 Uintah Valley 9           13 9,900
46 Navajo 1 2   2     13 8,600
47 Mescalero Apache   1         1 500
48 Tierra Amarills 1 1         3 1,700
49 Tularosa 1 1         3 1,520
50 Cimarron   1         1 500
51 Pueblo             6 3,180
52 Pima and Maricopa   1         6 5,600
53 Papago   1         3 2,000
54 Colorado River 1 1         8 6,540
55 Moquis Pueblo   2         3 1,840
56 Camp Grant 2 2   1     8 4,820
57 White Mountain   1         2 500
58 Camp Verde   2         4 2,100
59 Walker River   1         3 2,150
60 Pah-Ute   1         1 500


[Page 68(b)]

[Key to notes in "Total Employés" column on Page 69 (using letters in place of the typographical symbols used in the printed document):]

[a] Messenger, 1. [c] Stone-mason, 1.
[b] Butcher, 1; watchmen, 3. [d] Detective, 1.


[Page 69(c)]

[e] Night-watch, 1; baker 1; mail-carrier, 1. [g] Watchmen, 2; ferrymen, 4.
[f] Overseer, 1. [h] A head and 2 sub-chiefs receive $1,500 of this amount.


[Page 71(b)]

 

Name of
agency.


Labor-
ers.


Inter-
preters
Indian
apprent-
ices to
trades.


Commis-
ioners.


Tin-
smiths.
Wagon
and
plow
makers
Total
employés
in each
agency.
Aggegate am't
compensation paid
to employés in
each agency.
61 Round Valley             7 $5,460
62 Hooper valley             5 3,950
63 Tule River             4 3,360
64 Umatilla 2 1         13 11,710
65 Warm Springs   1 1       8 7,300
66 Grand Ronde 8 1 1       20 11,710
67 Siletz       1     7 6,960
68 Alsea 3 1   1     5 2,640
69 Klamath 2   1       21 15,070
70 Puyallup             6 4,600
71 Tulalip   1         7 5,800
72 Neeah Bay   1         6 4,700
73 Skokomish   1         7 5,600
74 Quinaielt   1         8 5,650
75 Yakama 3 1     1   10 5,560
76 Chehalis             4 3,560
77 Colville   2         4 3,500
  Totals 220 76 26 14 3 3 878 564,305


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