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A statement of affairs at Red Cloud Agency

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2235

Scope and Contents

Handwritten, printed, and typewritten pamphlets, letters, and reports. The collection is a compilation of documents relating to an investigation. Marsh made an accusation against J. J. Saville of the Red Cloud Indian Agency stating that Saville was distributing bad food and supplies to the Dakota Indians there. Marsh received much of his information from Chief Red Cloud. The United States Dept. of the Interior investigated the charges with George Washington Atherton participating on the committee.


  • 1874-1876


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for publc research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from A statement of affairs at Red Cloud Agency must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical note

American paleontologist.


28 items (0.08 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Purchased through Heritage in 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Heritage; 1984.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of A statement of affairs at Red Cloud Agency
In Progress
Benjamin Sipes
2010 October 4
Description rules
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States