Puget Sound District Indian Agency (Washington)

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The Puget Sound District Agency was established in 1851 at Steilacoom, Washington. It was located at Olympia, Washington during the years 1857-1861. By 1862, this agency had ceased to exist since [[Puyallup Indian Agency (Washington)|Puyallup Agency]], [[Tulalip Indian Agency (Washington)|Tulalip Agency]], [[Neah Bay Indian Agency (Washington)|Neah Bay Agency]], Skokomish Agency and [[Quinaielt Indian Agency (Washington)|Quinaielt Agency]] had all been established<ref>Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, p. 125.</ref>.  
 
The Puget Sound District Agency was established in 1851 at Steilacoom, Washington. It was located at Olympia, Washington during the years 1857-1861. By 1862, this agency had ceased to exist since [[Puyallup Indian Agency (Washington)|Puyallup Agency]], [[Tulalip Indian Agency (Washington)|Tulalip Agency]], [[Neah Bay Indian Agency (Washington)|Neah Bay Agency]], Skokomish Agency and [[Quinaielt Indian Agency (Washington)|Quinaielt Agency]] had all been established<ref>Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, p. 125.</ref>.  
  
==== Agents and Appointment Date ====
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==== Agents and Appointment Date ====
  
Edmund A. Starling 1851, Joseph M. Garrison 1853, Michael T. Simmons 1856, and Wesley B. Gosnell 1860 <ref> Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Press, [1974]. </ref>  
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[http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/History/History-idx?type=div&did=History.AnnRep52.i0012&isize=text Edmund A. Starling] 1851, Joseph M. Garrison 1853, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Simmons_%28American_pioneer%29 Michael T. Simmons] 1856, and Wesley B. Gosnell 1860 <ref> Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Press, [1974]. </ref>  
  
 
=== Records  ===
 
=== Records  ===

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Contents

Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

History

The Puget Sound District Agency was established in 1851 at Steilacoom, Washington. It was located at Olympia, Washington during the years 1857-1861. By 1862, this agency had ceased to exist since Puyallup Agency, Tulalip Agency, Neah Bay Agency, Skokomish Agency and Quinaielt Agency had all been established[1].

Agents and Appointment Date

Edmund A. Starling 1851, Joseph M. Garrison 1853, Michael T. Simmons 1856, and Wesley B. Gosnell 1860 [2]

Records

A small amount of correspondence and financial records for the Puget Sound District Agency, 1854-1861, are in the Pacific/Alaska Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Seattle[3].

References

  1. Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974, p. 125.
  2. Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Press, [1974].
  3. Guide to Federal Records, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Record Group 75. Available online.
  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online