Office of Supt Indian Affairs San Francisco Cal Dec 18th 1855
Hon. G.W. Manypenny Com of Indian Affairs Washington D.C.
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of yours of the 13th inst, notifying me of your request to the Secretary of the Interior, to cause to be remitted to the Asst Treasurer of the U. States - San Francisco the sum of fifty five thousand, five hundred and forty ($55,540) dollars to be placed to my credit as Supt of Indian Affairs for which I am charged and held accountable under the several heads of appropriation as therein specified.
The instructions contained in this communication in regard to future estimates will be strictly complyed with
Very respectfully Your Obt Svt.
Thos J. Henley Superintendent