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ItemAuthority granted "for the assignment to said Church for temporary use and occupancy...."(UNPUBLISHED, 1891-06-05) Belt, R. V."...The assignment of such tracts for temporary use and occupancy indicated, shall be subordinate to, and not in any manner prejudice any rights which said church may have under existing facts...." ItemDo not visit the Catholic Contract school unless "business shall call you to the point named."(UNPUBLISHED, 1889-05-29) Belt, R. V."The information to be reported can thus be obtained without the incurring of additional expense, which should not be incurred unless you have information warranting a special trip." Item"If Josephine Lillie is doing an honest business...I see no reason why she should not receive license."(UNPUBLISHED, 1890-09-29) Belt, R. V.Letter attached: "...No one but a full blood Indian can trade on an Indian reservation without a license from the Indian Bureau. However, it is the policy of the Office to encourage Indians who are undertaking to support themselves in civilized pursuits, trading included." Item"In view of the cruel punishment inflicted on the Indian children by Samuel Motzer, Superintendent of the Yakima Agency school...his resignation...should not be accepted."(UNPUBLISHED, 1889-05-27) Belt, R. V."The records of the Dept. should show his dismissal from the service at that date for the reasons stated." Item"Obtain all information practicable, from the Indians...as to the methods of irrigation now in vogue and heretofore practiced...."(UNPUBLISHED, 1889-05-17) Belt, R. V."...R. J. Hinton, Esq., Engineer U. S. Geological Survey, who has been engaged as an expert to accompany the Senate Select Committee on Irrigation and Reclamation of Arid Lands, on its visit to the west...." ItemShould the western boundary be surveyed?(UNPUBLISHED, 1889-10-05) Belt, R. V."...Late Agent Priestly recommended the survey of the western boundary of the Yakama reservation, and the re-survey of the southern boundary, referring for reasons to his annual report. In said report, however, he makes no allusion to the western boundary." Item"The children of an Indian woman, the issue of a marriage contracted with a white man...are not entitled to allotments."(UNPUBLISHED, 1892-04-18) Belt, R. V."...The rights of half breed children, above referred to, will be held in abeyance until decision is rendered by the Department in case of Black Tomahawk vs. Jane Waldron." Item"Threatening excitement among the Sioux...and some other Indian tribes connected with the 'ghost dances'."(UNPUBLISHED, 1890-11-22) Belt, R. V. Item"...White men are intruding upon the Yakama reservation, erecting buildings thereon, constructing fences and ditches...."(UNPUBLISHED, 1889-05-04) Belt, R. V."...One Mr. Lillie has located a store thereon, and is engaged in constructing fences and ditches, thus intruding upon lands occupied and used by Indians and that he is carrying on his operations against their protests...." Item"You have determined to remove him...for the reason that he has incurred your displeasure...."(UNPUBLISHED, 1890-11-17) Belt, R. V."...You have already ejected from that reservation an inoffensive old white man whom he (Olney) had employed as hired help on his farm."