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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1865
([1865])

Mackinac agency,   pp. 449-454 PDF (2.4 MB)


Page 450

450-                     MACKINAC AGENCY. 
Indian population of seven thousand eight hundred and forty-nine souls, as
follows, viz: 
Number of Chippewas of Lake Superior........................1,058 
Number of Ottawas and Chippewas ............................ 4,923 
Number of Chippewas of Saginaw, Swan creek, and Black river .... 1,581 
Number of Chippewas, Ottawas, and Pottawatomies...............242 
Number of Pottawatomies of Huron............................     45 
Total.......       ..........................7,849 
Of these 3,799 are males, and 4,050 are females, being an excess of females
over males of 251. 
The following exhibit shows the number reported annually by my imme- 
diate predecessor, late Agent Leach: 
1861. 
Chippewas of Lake Superior..............................        1,011 
Ottawas  and  Chippewas .......................................  4,826 
Chippewas of Saginaw, &c...................................1,632 
Chippewas, Ottawas, and Pottawatomies.........................235 
Pottawatomies of Huron......................................51 
Total....................7755 
1862. 
Chippewas of Lake Superior..................................1,011 
Ottawas and Chippewas......................................4,826 
Chippewas of Saginaw, &c...................................1,632 
Chippewas, Ottawas, and Pottawatomies.........................235 
Pottawatomies of Huron    ...................................51 
Total.......................................       7755 
1863. 
Chippewas of Lake Superior.....   ..........................    1,032 
Ottawas and Chippewas.....................................5,024 
Chippewas of Saginaw, &c................................... 1,664 
Chippewas, Ottawas, and Pottawatomies........................252 
Poftawatomies of Huron.......................................51 
Total ...........................................  8,023 
1864. 
Chippewas of Lake Superior..................................1,055 
Ottawas and Chippewas.................... 5,000 
Chippewas of Saginaw, &c .....................................  1,575
Chippewas, Ottawas, and Pottawatomies........................   246 
Pottawatomies of Huron.... ........               ....       ..48 
Total..........................................7,924 


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