THE CONDITION OF AFFAIRS IN INDIAN TERRITORY AND CALIFORNIA
by Painter, C.C.
Philadelphia, 1888. 114,pp. Original printed wrappers. Spine chipped, joints creased, small label remnants and contemporary ownership signature on front cover. Small unobtrusive library ink stamp on first text page. Good plus. A scarce report from the Indian Rights Association. Painter, an agent for the IRA, reports his findings at the Seger Colony and Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Anadarko, Iowa, Comanche, Wichita, and Ponca agencies and reservations in the Indian Territory. In California, he visits Indian settlements and reservations at Cohuilla, Agua Caliente, San Ysabel, Mesa Grande, Captain Grande, and San Jacinto. He discusses incursions on Native American lands and schools for the Mission Indians and legal actions on behalf of the San Fernando Indians. "As general agent of the Indian Rights Association, Painter travelled extensively throughout Southern California, especially to observe the quality of Indian education. On his journey home he visited various reservations in Oklahoma" - Howell. COWAN II, p.470. HOWELL 50:684. (Inventory #: WRCAM51196)
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