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California W523 O. M. Wozencraft Wash. Mar 3, '62 E
States he has settled with John Rowland for flour furnished to the amount of 2100$ and that the voucher cannot be recieted [receipted] — asks to be allowed the same in settlement of his a/cs
Mr. Clark Ansd July 7/62 Finance Grib J382
[stamp] RECEIVED AT THE Mar 3 1862 INDIAN BUREAU
Washington D.C. March 3rd 1862
Hon'l C. Mix Commissioner of Indian Affairs "ad interum"
Sir Having settled with John Rowland the amount $2,100 for Flour furnished ? and being informed by him that his attorney (Mr Poe) was in possession of the original obligation given to him by me ? and that I would find the attorney in Washington, who would be instructed to deliver to me the said obligation, and reciepting to me for the same.
On my arival here ? however ? I learned that he was not here, and after much delay, I am informed that he is not in this part of Country, nor am I likely to see him ? This being so ? I now respectfully apply to be allowed to draw the amount due, out of the appropriation made to settle my accounts on just and equitable principals, and I will reciept to the Department, under oath or bonds for the amount thus settled, and disbursed
Very Respectfully Your Obt St O. M. Wozencraft late U. S. In Agt for California