Washington, DC: U. S. House of Rep, 1853. First Edition. Soft cover. Good. Item #xxx030
Disbound original printed HR document dated Dec. 20, 1853. 33d Congress, 1st Session. 17pp. Report of Mr. Eastman from the Committee on Indian Affairs. The widow and heirs of the late Elijah Beebe petition Congress to cover the loss of their cattle and hogs. In 1821, Beebe had driven "a large quantity of beef-cattle and hogs ... from Chariton, on the Missouri River, to military posts on the upper Mississippi." Meeting a "party of Sac and Fox Indians, then in amity with the United States ... said Indians immediately commenced driving away and scattering said cattle and hogs ..." Short fore edge tear to pages, else fine.