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A baneloned military reservations ......

...............140, 144, 203
all action for sale of several of, suspended for want of means.
appropriation for sale of and improvements on, on ........
sale of, and improvements ...

203
will put large sums in Treasury ....

203
Treasury, sale of, will put large sums in .....

203
Abbott, J. B., Los Pinos Agency, Colorado, Annual Report of .....

510
A biquin Agency and Indians most unfortunately located .....

606
Indians return to agency after small-pox epidemic in May......

602
New Mexico, Annual Report of Indian Agent Russell......

602
Absentee Shawnees of Sac and Fox Agency, Indian Territory, number and status of, &c...

565
Absentee Shawnee lands in Kansas .....

143, 144
Abundance of all kinds of fruits in New Mexico......

276
Abundant agricultural lands in Montana....

1107
ield of Insane Hospital orchard...

1074
vineyard ....

1074
Academy of Science, paper in Proceedings of California, respecting inaccuracies of 8th census
in relation to metallic and mineral statistics of United States ......

854
Accommodations of Insane Hospital not equal to the number of patients ......

1072
Accounts, Auditor of Bureau of Railroad, Annual Report of. (See Annual Report, &c.)
&c., of Pacific Railroad companies....

906
of surveyors-general, &c., examining, adjusting, and reporting...

113
Acquittal of surgeon in charge of Columbia Hospital for Women and Lying.in Asylum ..... 1054
Acquittals under special investigations of Pension Office ..........

.. 814, 832
Acres of land in Montana under cultivation ........

1113
of land, millions of, lost to government by neglect to provide for the speedy settlement
of private land claims ..........

203
of public lands entered during year under the laws for the disposal thereof.
Act authorizing citizens of Colorado, Nevada, and Territories to fell and remove timber from

........X, 1, 5, 28
the public domain for mining and domestic purposes. ...

...........XIII, 121
creating Auditor of Railroad Accounts ..........

...........XVII, 859, 867, 888, 889
railroads included in the ..

..868, 890–893
system of reports adopted under.

869
reports, system of, adopted under...

869
daily

870
monthly..

870
weekly.

870
creating Hot Springs Commission ........

997
provisions of .........

997
creating Territory of Wyoming ..

1130
of 1864, respecting pre-emptions, principles of .....

29
of March 3, 1875, granting railroads right of way through public lands......
of March 9, 1878, new pension claims under ...

813
to provide for the sale of desert lands, &c., an important step towards the improvement of
the Territories ..

1178
Acts of April 30 and June 3 and 20, 1878, for the sale, &c., of timber lands.. XIII-XV, 117-121, 133, 135
Actual enumerators of census, appointment of......

841
compensation of..

841
Administration of the "Fathers" in Arizona ...

1092
Additional buildings needed for ('olumbia Hospital for Women, &c ..

1058
Address of Indian agents, post-office and telegraphic .........

809-811
of Indian inspectors, post-office .....

811
of members of Board of Indian Commissioners, post-office ................

808
of secretaries of religious bodies in charge of Indian agencies, post-office ...

808
Adjudication, board of equitable, confirmation by, of suspended cases of public lands...

186
rejection by, of cases of pablic lands..

200
of private land-claims, &c.....

........XVI, 125, 203
Adjustment of foreign land-grant claims within railroad grants .....
Advantage, &c., of making grants of land to the Territories for railroad and canal improve-
mnents ................,

1178
Advantages of a home in Montana .........

301
of manufacturing in Wyoming...

.........1157, 1958
the first present need of Wyoming is an advertisement of its great natural....

1177
Advertisement of its great natural advantages the first present need of Wyoming

1177
Advisory and consulting board of (olumbia Hospital for Women, Annual Report of ..

1057-1058
Affairs, Indian, Annual Report of ('ommissioner of. (See Annual Report, &c.)
Agencies, Indian, assigned to religious bodies, list of...................

808
changes among ......

473
"upper and lower," situation of Fort Berthold ....

538
pension, consolidation of ..............

XXVII, 818
effected promptly and without confusion ...

XXVII. 818
little inconvenience experienced from ......

.XXVII, 818
quarterly payments under, promptly made..

XXVII, 818
saving to government by.........

........

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Agencies, pension, consolidation of, table showing number paid during pay-month of each quar.
ter since.....

819
list of.....

831
no branch of public service more efficiently administered than ..

820
number of, and the States in wbich located.............

817, 831
order by President in relation to two of ........

817
Agency, Indian, abandonment of Malheur, on account of Indian outbreak..

615, 616
Abiquiu, located 50 miles from reservation, in a Mexican town..

602
affairs at Mescalero, in very disturbed state......

603
Agent Hamilton resigns charge of Sisseton............

536
building of Moguis Pueblos liable to be destroyed by floods.

505
buildings at Colorado River Agency very dilapidated for want of material to
repair them .....

498
at Red Lake Agency, number and condition of..

575
at Round Valley Agency, California, very dilapida

507
at Winnebago Agency, number, condition, &c ....

596,
new, at Fort Peck Agency, Montana.....

585
new, at Mescalero Agency, imperatively needed.

603
new, much needed at Navajo Agency...

605
only one on Ponca Reservation, Indian Territ
only two at Southern Ute Agency, Colorado.......

512
clerk at Santee Agency an Indian ...............

596
for Moquis Pueblos discontinued October 1, 1876.

504
great inconvenience arising from distance of Fort Berthold Indians from lower. 528
herd at Fort Hall Agency, Idaho, should be increased by 500 head of cows.... 546
location and population of Red Lake ......

574
of La Pointe...

640
of new Ponca..

560
of new Red Clond ....
of Shoshone and Bannock.

616
of Sisseton.....

536
locations occupied by Fort Peck .....

585
discouragements and difficulties in the administration of Uintah Valle
outbreak at Malheur Agency, Oregon ........

615
state of anarchy in country about Mescalero..

603
system of administration adopted by Agent Wilbur at Yakama

637
temporary subdivision of San Carlos .....

502
unfortunate location of Navajo .....

604
of Shoshone and Bannock

646, 648
White River, to be removed to Powell's Valley, twenty miles from present

515
Agent (Acting), Indian, Lieut. J. M. Lee, Ninth Infantry, U.S. A., relieved from charge of
Spotted Tail Agency, July 1, 1878...

534
at Fort Berthold, Dakota, resignation of ........
a, resia con 01 ......................

529
Boone relieved of charge of Poncas, July 3, 1878. ....

560
Ely assumes charge of Pawnee Agency on 13th of June .....

538
fer Kiowas and Comanches, resignation of J. M. Haworth, late ..

554
for Pueblos of New Mexico placed in charge of Abiguiu Agency in Av

602
for Southern Utes requests to be relieved from charge of agency

514
Gasmann resigns his charge of Yankton Agency, Dakota.....

542
Special, M. A. Carter, courageous in the performance of duties.

124
death of, from yellow fever....

124
is a serious loss.

124
efficient.....
energetic...

124
faithful.....

124
loss of, deplored......

124
seriously felt ..

124
Stowe resigns charge of White Earth Agency in March.

575
Agents, Indian, should be allowed large discretion in carrying out departinent orders

651
post office and telegraphic address..

809_811
salaries of should be in proportion to the amount of responsi

590
special. (See Special agents.)

pension. (See Pension agents, &e.)
Agreement, tariff, between Union Pacific and Colorado Central and Kansas Pacific Railroads. 1023-1026
Agricultural and grazing interests of Wyoming...........

. 1178
college scrip...

X, 1, 5, 85, 115, 116
growth of Washington Territory unparalleled ...

9, 353
lands of Government Hospital for the Insane.

1072
products of ...

....1072, 1073
consumed on the farin... 1073
table of

...1072, 1073
values of.

......1072, 1073
land in Idaho, valuable, unsurveyed .......

13, 313, 314
lands in Montana ....

277
abundant ..

1107
products of...

1168
in Nebraska, surveys of..

15, 257
in Nevada, surveys of.......
in Utah...........

18,319
of Wyoming .....

265, 266
progress of Nebraska..........

257, 258
purposes, unsurveyed lands in California most valuable for.

378
pursuits of Utah contined to Mormons

1115
resources of California, development of ....

379
of Dakota of vast extent .....

1098
of Utah

1115
of Wyoming ....

...1166-1163

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Agricultural schedule, under law of 1850...................

.. 844-848
settlements in Arizona .....

345, 1089
increasing ..

.345, 1089
large ..

....345, 1089
rapidly increasing

....345, 1089
statistics of Nebraska...

.15, 257, 258
valleys of Idaho, rich..

314
Agriculture of Montana.............

299
Nevada................

334
New Mexico......

276
Alabama, public lands in, offered for sale ....

133
vacant public lands in .........

132, 133
Alden, E. H., Fort Berthold Indian Agency, Dakota, Annual Report of....

528
Alderney cows, fine herd of, at Hospital for the Insane...

1074
All classes, merchants, mechanics, and farmers, large emigration of, to Colorado..

288
All kinds of fruits in New Mexico in abundance ....

276
Allotments, additional, made to Chippewas of Lake Superior ...

570
in severalty, most of the land cultivated by Lower Brulés is in.

530
secured by patents should be made to Yanktons..

544
should be granted to Yanktons with inalienable title ....

544
to Chippewas of Michigan not properly secured to them

571
to Pimas and Maricopas urged ...........

501
with inalienable title, the Iowas should have....

590
should be granted Indians as soon as practicable. 564
of eighty-acre tracts given to 204 Indians of Bad River reserve, Wisconsin ..... 642

made by agent to 32 Indians of Red Cliff reserve, Wisconsin.. 641
made to 160 Lac Court Oreilles, Wisconsin ...

642
Oneidas appreciate keenly the neglect of government in regard to granting them.. 638
owned by 100 individual S'Kokomish Indians, improvëments made, &c. ........

633
Alterations and repairs of Capitol ..........

..........1081, 1082
American Association of Medical Superintendents of Institutions for the Insane, resolution of,
respecting Government Hospital for the Insane......

1077
Amethyst Mountains, &c .........

952
Amount, double, of land cultivated in Colorado during year ....

288
Amount expended for improvement of Capitol grounds, &c.....

.1082, 1085
Amount saved to government by special investigations of Pension Office ...

814, 832
Amount paid to Pacific Railroad companies for transportation of mails, &c. .....

910, 911
Amount, total, of money received from all sources for public lands .........

XI,6
Ammunition and Indian hostility ............

587
for hunting purposes, Indians of Devil's Lake Agency should be allowed to purchase 524
sold to Indians of White River Agency by parties outside the reservation...

515
Anniversary, twenty-first, of incorporation of Columbia Institution for Deaf and Dumb ..

1031
address.of S. M. Freeman at...

1032
Freeman, S. M., at....

1032
Annales des Mines (France)........

853
Annual Report of, Accounts, Auditor of Railroad ....

.XVII-XXV, 859-949
Affairs, Indian, Commissioner of..

III-X, 439-611
Architect of United States Capitol.

VIII-XL, 1081-1086
Arizona, Governor of ...

... XLVI-XLVII, 1087-1095
Surveyor-General of .....

... 344-352
Asylum, Freedmen's Hospital and ..

....XLI, 1047-1060
Lying-in, Columbia Hospital for Women and

...XLII, 1053-106
Auditor of Railroad Accounts.....

II-XXV, 859, 949
California, Surveyor-General of...........

... 377-438
Capitol, Architect of United States

CXVIII-XL, 1081-1086
Census, Superintendent of the....

..XXX-XXXI, 839-857
Colorado, Surveyor-General of ...

.... 287-295
Columbia Hospital for Women and Lying-in Asylum ..

.....XLII, 1053-1060
Institution for the Deaf and Dumb.

...XLI, 1029-1046
Commission, Hot Springs Reservation .....

XXV-XXXVII, 997-1000
Entomological .....

....XXXV
Commissioner of Education .....

XXVIII-XXX
General Land Office....

...X-XVI 1-438
Indian Affairs ......

...III-X, 439–811
Land Office, General ..

..X-XVI, 1-438
Pensions ..........

(V-XXVII, 813-837
Dakota, Governor of.......

....XLVII, 1097-1099
Surveyor-General of ...

.... 243-256
Deaf and Dumb, President of Columbia Institution for the

I, 1027-1046
Directors, Government, of the Union Pacific Railroad ....

...XXV, 1003-1026
Dumb and Deaf, President of Columbia Institution for the.

...XLI, 1027-1046
Education, Commissioner of ....

.XXVIII-XXX
Entomological Commission ...

... XXXV
Field Work of Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories. ... XXXI-

XXXIII, 951-977
Florida, Surveyor-General of ...

. 233-235
Freedmen's Hospital and Asylum ....

.....XLI, 1047-1060
Geographical and Geological Surveys of the Territories, Field Work of XXXI-

XXXIII, 951-977
Rocky Mountain Region.......XXXIII-

XXXV
Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, Field Work of .......XXXI-

XXXIII, 951-977
Rocky Mountain Region.......XXXIII-

XXXV
Government Directors of Union Pacific Railroad....

....XXV, 1003-1026
Hospital for the Insane, Visitors of the ...

KL, X LI, 1061-1079

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Annual Report of Governor of Arizona...

...XLVI-XLVII, 1087-1095
Dakota ...

......XLVII, 1097-1099
Idaho

...XLIV, XLV, 1101-1106
Montana ...

..XLIII, XLIV, 9107-1113
Utah

.XLII, XLIII, 1115-1117
Washington Territory...

....XLV. XLVI. 1119-1125
Wyoming .......

..XLII-XLIV, 1129-1185
Hospital, Columbia, for Women, and Lying-in Asylum.

.XLII, 1053-1060
Freedman's, and Asylum....

..XLI, 1047-1060
Government, for the Insane, Visitors of the....

. XLI, 1061-1079
Hot Springs Reservation Commission ..

XXXV-XXXVII, 997-1000
Superintendent of....

..XXXV-XXXVII, 1001-1002
Idaho, Governor of ........ ..

....XLIV, XLV, 1101-1106

.
Surveyor-General of ................

.... 313-319
Indian Affairs, Commissioner of .......

.....MI-X, 439-811
Insane, Visitors of Government Hospital for the ..

XLI, 1061-1079
Institution, Columbia, for the Deaf and Dumb

..XLI, 1029-1046
Interior, Secretary of the......

-XLVIII. 1-1185
Land Office, General, Commissioner of the ....

...X-XVI, 1-438
Louisiana, Surveyor-General of.....

. .. 227-232
Lying in Asylum, Columbia Hospi Il for Women an

XLII, 1053-1060
Minnesota, Surveyor-General of..

..... 236-242
Montana, Governor of......

II, XLIV, 1107-1113
Surveyor-General of .

295–313
National Park, Yellowstone....

979-996
Nebraska, Surveyor-General of.

257-265
Nevada, Surveyor-General of...

334-344
New Mexico, Surveyor-General of..

273-287
Oregon, Surveyor-General of ......

363, 367
Pacific Railroad, Union, Government Directors of..

XXV, 1003-1026
Pensions, Commissioner of the.........

-XXVII. 813-837
President of Columbia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb..

..XLI, 1027-1046
Railroad Accounts, Auditor of .....

.......XVII-XXV, 859-949
Rocky Mountain Region, Geographical and Geological Survey of the, XXXIII-XXXV
Secretary of the Interior.....

......I-XLVIII. 1-1185
Superintendent of the Census...

....XXX, XXXI, 839-857
Hot Springs Reservation. ..XXXV-XXXVII, 1001, 1002
Surveyor-General of Arizona...

.. 344-352
California ..

377-438
Colorado ...

287-295
Dakota....

243-256
Florida....

233-235
Idaho

313-319
Louisiana ..

227-232
Minnesota ..

236-242
Montana ....

295-313
Nebraska ...

257-265
Nevada

334-344
New Mexico

273-287
Oregon.......

363-377
Utah ...

319-333
Washington Territory

352-363
Wyoming ..........

265-273
Union Pacific Railroad, Government Directors of the

..XXV, 1003-1026
United States Capitol, Architect of

XXXVIII-XL, 1081-1086
Utah, Governor of ...

....XLII, XLIII, 1115-1117
Surveyor-General of .....

...... 319-333
Visitors of Government Hospital for the Insane..

XLI, 1061-1079
Washington Territory, Governor of ....

VI, 119-1125
Surveyor-General of .

.... 352-363
Women, Columbia Hospital for, and Lying-in Asylum

1, 1053-1060
Wyoming Territory, Governor of ......

V, 1127-1185
Surveyor-General of ..

. 265-273
Yellowstone National Park .....

U, 979-996
Anti-Mormons of Utah conduct its mining enterprises..

1115
Annuities, cash, of Red Lake Indians withheld by Congress this year...

575
of Iowas of Great Nemaha Agency permanent, and should be used for educational
purposes..........

589
of Lower Brulés, recommends use of bonus from, for purchase of farming imple-
ments, cattle, &c., for them ....

530
received at Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency before departure of Indians on winter

hunt for first time in seven years..........

Sacs and Foxes of Iowa and Kansas obliged to come to agency in Indian Territory for. 564
Annuity fund, New York Indians ask for an appropriation of $1,000 of, for support of agency
schools.................................................

607
goods issued only in exchange for labor at Tulalip gence.

635
goods to Indians of Blackfeet Agency, satisfactory distribution of.....

579
non-acceptance of, by Sacs and Foxes of Iowa.......

567
of Kansas Kickapoos about $26 per capita ........

568
supplies issued to Indians of Neah Bay Agency only in return for labor.......

627
Apaches, Chiricahua, and Warm Spring, conditions on which they consented to removal

502
Covotero, conditions on which they were induced to remove to Gila River..

502
Mescalero, frightened away from their agency...

603
of Cimarron Agency, New Mexico, sent to Mescalero Agency, but stop at Abiquiu
Agency .....

606
of Mescalero Agency kept in continual aların by attacks of Americans or Mexicans..

603
still at Abiquiu Agency ....

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Appointment of actual enumerators of census.....

841
Appointments in Government Hospital for the Insane during year.

1079
Apprentices at Tulalip Agency, funds at last provided for Indian ...

634
Indian, attempt made at Uintah Valley Agency to appoint.

624
more than 100 in shops at Yakama Agency .........

637
two at Crow Agency, Montana .........

582
three carpenters and one blacksmith at Devil's Lake Agency, Dakota.... 523, 524
six employed at Pawnee Agency, Indian Territory..

559
many Pawnees desirous of being employed as.....

559
Approved and patented mining claims during year. ....

87-96
to the several States, public lands.

6, 167
Appropriation asked for speedy settlement of private land claims..

203
bill, unfortunate results of delay in passage of Indian ..

533
for Malheur Agency very inadequate ....

613
for Red Lake Indians, Congress urged to make usual....

575
for Round Valley Agency needed, larger ..

509
for Seneca manual-labor school, New York, Congress asked to make..

607
for school and teachers at San Carlos recommended by Inspector Watkins..

503
for school supplies needed for Klamath Agency, much larger.....

611
for suitable agency buildings at Round Valley, California, much needed.

508
made for Indian apprentices at Tulalip Agency ..............

oy.............................

634
none made for Hoopa Valley Reservation this year..

506
of $3,000 made to relieve sick and starving Colorado River Agency Indians...

497
of $5,000 asked for clearing lands, building houses, &c., for Indians of La Pointe
gency ...............

644
Appropriations for Capitol grounds for fiscal year. ........

1082
for Indian boarding schools, Congress should make liberal.

540
for Indians of La Pointe Agency should be increased to $20,000, annual.....

644
for Lac du Flambeau Indians not large enough to supply employés......

642
for net-twine, hooks, &c., urged for Indians living near lakes and subsisting by
fishing ...............

644
for Sioux of Cheyenne River (not specific) should be used to purchase stock-
cattle for them....

517
for support of Freedmen's Hospital and Asylum....

1050
for surveys, apportionment of, for Arizona.....

....7, 8, 9, 334
California ...

.7, 9, 344, 347, 348
Colorado ...

.7, 10, 287, 290
Dakota....

.....7, 11, 249
Florida....

.....7. 12, 233
Idaho.....

..7, 13, 14, 313
Louisiana ..

..7, 13, 227
Minnesota ..

7, 14, 236-238
Montana ...

7, 14, 298, 301, 309, 310
Nebraska ..

15, 257, 259, 260
Nevada ....

.7, 16, 334, 336
New Mexico

.7, 16, 273, 278
Oregon ....

..7, 18, 363-365
Utah...

...7, 19, 319
Washington Territory

.7, 19, 352
Wyoming....

...7, 20, 266-268
Arapahoes and Shoshones of Wyoming identified......
Northern, number, condition, needs, prospects, &c......

......... 650, 651
of Shoshone and Bannack Agency complain of "cash system” of trading......

649
Architect of the Capitol, Annual Report of ...

XXXVIII-XL, 1081-1086
Botanical Garden..

1084
erection of suitable dwelling for superintendent of,
recommended ..

1084
house of superintendent of, unfit for human habita-

1084
human habitation, house of superintendent of, unfit
for....

1084
suitable dwelling for superintendent, erection of,
recommended...

1084
superintendent of, dwelling suitable for, erection of.

1084
erection of suitable dwelling for. 1084
house of, unfit for human habita-
tion .....

1084
suitable dwelling for, erection of. 1084
unfit for human habitation, superir tendent's house. 1084
Capitol ......... .....

1081
alterations, &c., of heating and ventilating apparatus of House
of Representatives.....

1081
amount expended during fiscal year for lighting of ..

1086
on extension of.

1084
boiler, small steam, with force-pump, placed in loft of Senate

wing of, to supply tanks with water in summer time....... 1081
building generally in good condition .......

1082
ceiling of old hall of House of Representatives, insecure con-
dition of ...........

1081
cellar of Senate, shelving, &c., in.....

1081
central building of, large fire-extinguishers in..

1081
condition, good, of building generally ....

1082
Corcoran Art Gallery, for safe-keeping, works of art ex
cluded from, placed in ...

1082
electric light for ........

1081
extension, amount expended on, during fiscal year.

1084
extinguishers, fire, in central building of .

1081
fire extinguishers in central building of........

1081

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