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" Mandan sub-agency, for the 1st & 2d quarters of this year, with the understanding that his services are no longer required. This man has been a faithful servant of the Government — though in a humble capacity. He figured conspicuously in the expedition... "
Journal of a Fur-trading Expedition on the Upper Missouri: 1812-1813 - Page 135
by John C. Luttig - 1920 - 192 pages
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Sacajawea

Harold P. Howard - Biography & Autobiography - 1979 - 214 pages
...unaware of his dismissal. On August 26, 1839, Pilcher wrote to the Indian Department in Washington: "This man has been a faithful servant of the Government— though in a humble capacity. I ... think it but right that he should be paid." It may be assumed that the interpreter had had some...
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The Other Side of Oregon

Ralph Friedman - History - 1993 - 425 pages
...under the infirmities of eighty winters, without a dollar to support him. This man," wrote Pilcher, "has been a faithful servant of the Government — though in a humble capacity." In all likelihood, Baptiste readily spent the inheritance money. He never accumulated enough wherewithal...
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Lewis and Clark: Partners in Discovery

John Bakeless - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 498 pages
...him, had worked six extra months, for which he wanted pay. Pilcher gave it to him, for "this man had been a faithful servant of the Government— though in a humble capacity." With that, the old man disappears into the wilds again, to die as he had lived among the Indians—...
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The Fate of the Corps: What Became of the Lewis and Clark Explorers After ...

Larry E. Morris - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 284 pages
...and I accordingly have paid his salary as Interpreter for the Mandan sub-agency, for the ist & 2nd quarters of this year, with the understanding that...of the Government — though in a humble capacity. . . . For the last fifteen years, he has been employed as the Government interpreter at the Mandans."27...
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