California M 224 J.Y. McDuffie San Francisco, Cal. March 31, '60
Reports in reply to office letter of the 2d. Sept. last, rel. to the appointment of Tho. J. Moorman, as farmer on the Tejon Reserve.
Recd. April 28, '60
Mr. Chapman Acknowledged May 1, '60
Office Supt Ind Affairs San Francisco Cal March 31, 1860
Hon A B Greenwood Commissioner of Indian Affairs
I am in receipt of your letter of the 2d Feby requiring my views regarding the appointment of Thomas J. Moorman as farmer [lieu?] John M. Gray deceased on the Tejon Indian Reservation by Agent Vineyard, before receiving your approval.
I was informed by Agent Vineyard of the appointment made by him only through his communication forwarded to the Department through this Office.
I deem it expedient for the interest of the Department at present to approve the appointment of Mr. Moorman, that no obstacle may be interposed to the effort of Agent