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Hedges to Manypenny, 11 November 1856, in United States, Office of Indian Affairs, Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880, National Archives Microcopy 234, Roll 609, NADP Document D47.
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Office Supt Ind Affairs
Oregon City Nov 11th 1856

      The Steamer has just arrived bringing Eighty Five Indians from Port Orford in charge of Special Agent Wm Techinor – These are a part of the Indians left in that country by Gen. Palmer, and they have been brought up in route for the Reservation as it is found impossible to retain them in Port Orford neighbourhood and avoid constant trouble – The expense will be heavy but it is thought the object justifies it –

Your Obdt Servt
A T Hedges
Supt Ind Affairs

Hon Geo W Manypenny Comr Ind Affairs