DescriptionGovernment Appointment for Commissioner to Nez-Perce Indians in Idaho, 1892. A partly-printed formal document from Washington D.C. stating that James Allen of Bradford, New Hampshire has been appointed "...Commissioner to negotiate with Nez-Perce Indians in Idaho for the cession to the United States of surplus lands in their reservation under the provisions of an Act of Congress approved February 8, 1887..." It also states that Allen will be paid $10 a day traveling expenses while serving as commissioner. Signed at close by Secretary of Interior "John W. Noble". Measures approximately 17" x 14".
Condition: Very fine.
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