The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 48, July 1944 - April, 1945 Page: 275

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Dr. Jolin Si/bky awd tie Louis/aa- zCT
rro#tier, 1803-1814
Natchitoches Jany 12th 1811
Enclosed is an Account of the expenses of this Agency Ending
with the last year. Some few articles Excepted which I have
Received of Mr. Linnard the Factor for presents to Indians on
Some particular Occasions, which his Acct. will exhibit & my
own Salary & Subsistance. As Intercourse with Our
Western Spanish Neighbours has almost Ceased. I have re-
ceived no Information relative to the political affairs of that
Country to be Relied On Since I had the Honour last to ad-
dress you.
I am
with great Respect
Your Obt. Hble Servt.
John Sibley Indn. Agent.
The Honble. William Eustis
Secretary of War
Natchitoches Jany 12th 1811
In this I have the honour to inform you that I have this day
drawn on you in favour of Mary Sibley" for one hundred Dollars
on acct. of contingencies of Indian department.
I am
Sir with very great
Respect & Esteem
Your Obt. Hble. Servant
John Sibley Indn. Agent
The Honble. William Eustis
Secretary of War
Washington, City
sSibley's second wife, Mrs. Mary Winslow Sibley, who had remained
in North Carolina. Whittington, "Doctor John Sibley of Natchitoches,
1757-1837," The Louisiana Historical Quarterly, XX, 469.


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