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Pierre Menard wrote this letter to William Clark, Superintendent of Indian Affairs, regarding the cost of relocating Indian tribes in new lands to the west. This letter describes the actual removal process and the hardships of the Indians' journey, including harsh weather and the theft of their horses.

Creator: Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844
Date: October 8, 1830

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This informative letter demonstrates the cost of removal and the struggles that tribes faced as they migrated to Kansas. It could be grouped with other sources that describe the removal process.

KS:7th:1.4:Indian Removal (2005)

Item Number: 208236
Call Number: William Clark Papers Coll. 741 Records of the Superintendent of Indian Affairs Vol. 6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 208236

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