1837 Death Notice of Chief Chusko

Superintendency of Indian Affairs
Michilimackinac October 2nd 1837


I beg leave to inform the Department of the death of Chusko, one of the chiefs, who have heretofore received a life annuity, under the Seventh article of the treaty of the 28th of March 1836. He died on the 30th ultimo. Consequently no appropriation will be required, at the ensuing Session of Congress, for the amount paid to him, being fifty dollars.

I am Sir,
Very respectfully
Your Obed. Servt.
Henry R. Schoolcraft Act. Supt. Do.

C. A. Harris esq.
Comm. Indian Affairs

Transcriber Note: Death date, 30 September 1837

SORUCE: Mackinac Agency
Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs 1824-1881
National Archives Microfilm Publications M234 Roll 402 1828-1838