Wash. DC: Gov't Printing Office, 1872. First Edition. Hardcover. Collectible Good. Item #2206072
1st printing. Gilt-stamped cloth. 202pp. Tables. Index. A detailed presentation of the condition on Indian reservations and agencies in the West. There is a huge amount of information in this report on all kinds of conditions and situations Indian delegations, crime, livestock, and much more. This was the period of time when the Grant Administration placed a lot of faith in the churches to represent the federal government on the reservations. Ely Parker, a Seneca, had been appointed Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Conditions were mostly reported in a promising way, until it began to unravel. Wear to the corners, but a good copy with hinges sound.