Minutes of councils held by James McLaughlin, United States Indian Inspector, with the Indians of Red Lake Agency, Minnesota, from March 4th to March 10th, 1902, for Cession of land.
1902 cession of 11 western townships, Red Lake Indian Reservation, page 30

 

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There are people that took homesteads on this land. There is a homesteader that took a homestead, by the name of Katie McCarthy, and the estimate of her homestead was that it contained 1,200,000 feet of standing pine.

Another man by the name of Olaf Thompson has got a homestead in the same township, same range, that contains 250,000 feet of standing pine on his homestead.

Another man by the name of Tom Carey has a homestead in the same township, same range, that contains 250,000 feet of standing pine.

Another man, Levi White by name, has got a homestead in the same township, same range, that contains 500,000 feet of standing pine.

There was another man who took a homestead in the same township, same range, Fred Sibley by name, that contains 800,000 feet of standing pine.

Another man that took a homestead in the same township, and range, Charles Louis Hemming, and his homestead contains 1,500,000 feet of standing pine.

Another man, by the name of Samuel F. Beals, has got a homestead in the same township and range that contains 600,000 feet of standing pine.

There are also 15 more homesteaders in the same township that has pine standing on their homesteads.   Their land contains all the way from 150,000 to 200,000 feet of standing pine on each homestead.

There is another township also, township 150, range 33, where there are eight homesteaders located in the same town, and the aggregate of those eight homesteaders is over 2,700,000 feet of stand­ing pine on their claims.

There is another township, township 149, range 34,  There are fifty-fire homesteads taken in the said township, and they contain all the way from 150,000 to 1,000,000 feet of standing pine on each



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