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Office Indian Affairs,
San Francisco, Cal
June 30th 1864

I arrived here on the 26th after
a visit of two weeks to Round Valley and
Mendocino. I reached Round Valley on the 15th
inst and met Mr Steele there, as per agreement
on the 18th. We proceeded to take an inventory
of the property and completed it by the 20th
the result of which will more fully appear
when receipts for the same are forwarded
to your Department. I beg to say, however,
that I receipted for a great many articles
which are utterly worthless, and which seems
to have passed from the hands of one
Superintendent to another to swell the list of
property and make some showing for the
disbursement of funds, which have gone through their
hands. Pretty much all the farming
implements and tools, besides being old and in
a worn out condition, seems to have been
refused goods in the first place and were
disposed of to Governemnt in the absence
of any other purchaser. In this list of
worthless property I do not include
purchases made under Mr Steele's administration,
for really, although the list looks large, there

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