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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
UNITED STATES INDIAN SERVICE
and condition of
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Uintah and Ouray Agency,
^Dec. 8th, 1910.
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The Commissioner of IndiaYn.. 'A-rfYyffac,i-.r •s ,
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7--/' I hare the honor to inform you that at a Council
of'the'Uintah and White Hirer Indians of this Beserration, held
by me on Horember 26th, 1910,- at this Agency, the Indians
brought up the question-of their-annuity money derired from
interest on the Ute four per cent, fund,: which you hare informed
this Office would not be paid this year, owing to the
fact that the Court of Claims had-rendered Judgment in•the case
of the Confederated Bands of Utes versus the United States,
No. 30360, and which the-Comptroller of the'Treasury has decided
is final judgment, thus annulling the ' interest' formerly
derired from the $1,250,000.00. Ky predecessor. Captain C. G.
Hall, Fifth U. S. Caralry, under'date of' December 3d, 1910,
my file Ho. 2468, wrote your Office describing the condition
of the Indians on this Beserration, and the probable suffering
that will ensue due to the loss by the Indians of their annuity
mcqiey for this year. As yet no reply has been receired to
this letter from your Office, and I desire to again call your
attention to the matter.