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    Camp Supply, Indian Territory, Military Letter Signed Regarding Ben Clark, Scout and Guide, "C. A. Reynolds", 1875. Four integral pages written on one, 7.75" x 9.5", March 1, 1875, Camp Supply, Indian Territory. The holographic letter is address to "His Excellency, The President" introducing Ben Clark as "a scout and interpreter, and acted as a guide to Gen. Nelson A. Miles' command in the recent expedition against the Indians." Clark, married to a Cheyenne woman, had a long career as a frontier scout and guide. He wrote an account of his observations, Legends of the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians". Reynolds, enlisted as a private in 1847, was given the rank as Brevet Lieutenant Colonel for gallantry in the Civil War.

    Condition: Four small filing hole to the left, else fine.


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