Ely Parker: Report on Indian Affairs to the War Department


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  • agents … from civil life civilian representatives
  • annuities annual payments
  • dispensed removed from office
  • humanity the desire to provide humane treatment
  • in the common acceptation of the term as the term is generally understood
  • jobbers middlemen between manufacturers and retailers
  • magisterial agents judicial representatives
  • pastoral pursuits raising cattle or other pastured animals
  • sophistry argument for the sake of winning an argument rather than actually being...