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California W527 J. P. H. Wentworth Wash, Mar 14, '62 E

Requests additional remittance for the unpaid salaries of Supervisors and Employees for the 3d & 4th Qrs. '61 — Also the Sum of $700 to defray his expenses to Washington and back to San Francisco as ordered per enc. Telegram

Requisition No 5695 March 21, 1862 $4000.— Ans March 24, 1862 Finance

[stamp] RECEIVED AT THE Mar 15 1862 INDIAN BUREAU

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Washington, March 14, 1862

Hon. Wm P. Dole, Commissioner Indian Affairs,

Sir:- I have the honor to state for your information, that by reference to your letter Dec. 3d, 1861, advising of remittance of funds for the 3d and 4th qrs., 1861, provision was only made for one Supervisor and four laborers; while it will be seen by reference to letter from the Department, dated Sept. 2nd, three Supervisors were confirmed to the Southern District of California, by the Secretary of the Interior. The whole number of laborers provided for by the act 2nd June, 1860, being twenty, the number then, applicable to this Agency, would be twelve. I have, therefore, to state,

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that having in the employment of the Superintendency under my charge, three Supervisors and nine Employes, I have to request an additional remittance for the unpaid salaries for the 3d and 4th qrs., 1861, to wit: Two Supervisors, $1800 per annum, $1800 Five Employes, $600 per annum, $1500 In accordance with the telegraphic dispatch, which is herewith, from the Secretary of the Interior, I have to request that I may be furnished with funds to meet my traveling and necessary expenses from San Francisco, California, to Washington, and return. The sum of the expenditure from San francisco, being about $311.00 I would respectfully request that I may be furnished with the sum of ($700) seven hundred dollars, which am't will be required for my expenses incurred and return to San Francisco.

I am Sir, with respect your ob't Servt. Jno. P. H. Wentworth Suptg Agent, S. D. of Cala.

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California State Telegraph Company. Messages sent to all the principal cities and towns in the United States. Office hours from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sundays, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The public are requested to report, by letter, to the Superintendent, at San Francisco, any cause of dissatisfaction. Terms and conditions on which messages are received and transmitted. The public are notified that, in order to guard against mistakes in the transmission of messages, every message of importance ought to be repeated back, for which service fifty per cent, in addition to the regular tariff will be charged. In case of delay or mistakes on its own lines, this company will refund the amount paid for sending the message, and no more, unless the message be repeated back, and, in that case, the company will be responsible, for actual damage only, to an amount not exceeding fifty times the sum paid for sending the message; but in no case will the company be responsible for delays arising from interruptions in the working of its telegraphs, nor will it, in any case, be responsible for dispatches sent beyond its own lines. The following message is transmitted and delivered subject to the foregoing conditions. Jas. Gamble, Superintendent. H. W. Carpentier, President.

Washington Jan 31 1862 To John P H Wentworth Indian Agent

The department desires your presence here immediately to confer about Indian matters Answer by Telegraph

Caleb B Smith Secy

10/00 chd subsidy

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