Hugh L. Scott papers, 9 September 1916, 28 November 1919.
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Hugh Lenox Scott (b. Sept. 22, 1853, Danville, Ky.-d. Apr. 30, 1934, Washington, D.C.), Major General in the U.S. Army, graduated from West Point in 1876 and for the next 20 years served on the frontier, chiefly with the 7th Cavalry. He fought in campaigns against Indians of the Plains and became an expert in their languages. He was commander of Troop L of the 7th Cavalry, the last Indian troop in the Army. He also served during the Spanish-American War, as military governor in the Philippines, ...
The Board of Indian Commissioners was established by a act of Congress in 1869. This Board functioned as an independent agency of the federal government serving as an adviser on Indian affairs to the President, the Department of the Interior, and the Congress. After sixty-four years of service, the Board was abolished in 1933. From the description of Records, 1869-1919. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40474798 ...