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Letter of introduction for Hole-in-the-Day
This letter from Indian Agent Lawrence Taliaferro serves as an introduction for the Ojibwe chief Hole-in-the-Day.
Hole-in-the-Day likely carried this with him when he traveled through the Fort Snelling area, 1834 - 1839.