Son. Indian Affairs,
Ov/iri£ to delay in getting Btarted the detachment oi troops
in pursuit of Chief Sowawiok and party, rep.rt having lost the trail
and, on account of the sno-'/ in the mountains, find it impossible to
follow him, and that ho is nine days aheaa and ia going to Pine
Ridge cyr tho Black-Hills.
Recommend that tho Ageni Pino Kid^e he arda:'ed t> arrest Sowawick
and ail other Ute Indians from this Agency without paas. and
that they ba retwrrB d here, T understand that the troops have riven
'..ercer, Indian Agent
Gov. Col. - '