Letter:  Peter Primeau to Agent W.W. Whiting, Ponca Agency, Indian Territory (Oklahoma)

\ti Peter Primeau to Agent W.W. Whiting, Ponka Agency, Ind. T.  
\op Ua┤gasho˝ / pi / te┤ / eda┤do˝ / o˝┤thaga┤zhi / ki, /
  e┤go˝xti / pa┤xe / ko˝┤btha. /
\tr I travel / I was coming / when / what / you commanded me
  / if, / just so / I do / I wish. /
\rf jod 1891:98.1  
\op Ni┤kashi˝┤ga / ama┤ / shti / e┤githo˝┤i / a┤do˝ / pi┤ /
  ha. / Uthu┤agthe┤xti / wisi┤the /
\tr People / the pl. sub. / too / they paid it to him /
  therefore / I was coming / . / Without intermission / I
  remember you /
\rf jod 1891:98.2  
\op mo˝bthi˝┤. / &Captain &Martin / shti / asi┤the /
  mo˝bthi˝┤. / E┤skana / o˝tha┤sitha┤the
\tr I walk. / Captain Martin / too / I remember him / I
  walk. / Oh that / you remember me
\rf jod 1891:98.3  
\op ko˝bthe┤go˝. / Mo˝chu┤-na┤zhi˝ / thito˝┤i / te /
  Iti┤go˝thai┤ / thi˝ke┤ /
\tr I hope. / Standing Bear / they work / the / Grandfather
  / the one who /
\rf jod 1891:98.4  
\op eda┤do˝ / ga┤xai / te / wo˝┤githe┤xti / wa┤gazu┤xti /
  itha┤paho˝ / ko˝┤btha, /
\tr what / they do / the / all very / straight-very / I know
  it / I wish, /
\rf jod 1891:98.5  
\op a┤do˝ / ni┤kaga┤hi / no˝┤ba / zhua┤wagthe / mo˝bthi˝┤. /
  ki / wa┤gazu / ete┤go˝ /
\tr therefore / chief / two / I with them / I walk. / And /
  straight / apt /
\rf jod 1891:98.6  
\op a┤ho˝ / ebthe┤go˝. / She┤na / e┤gipe. / Ki / a┤zhi /
  e┤gipe / te┤ / . Wa'u┤ / wiwi┤ta
\tr ! (in thought), / I think. / Enough / I have said it. /
  And / another / I say it / will. / Woman / my
\rf jod 1891:98.7  
\op &commissary / te┤di / eda┤do˝ / go˝┤thai / ki, / tha'i┤
  / ko˝b┤ / e┤go˝, / i˝the┤shpaxu
\tr commissary / at the / what / she desires / if, / you
  give to her / I hope, / you write for me /
\rf jod 1891:98.8  
\op ko˝bthe┤go˝, / wi┤. / &Joe &Sherman / uthe┤wi˝ / athi˝┤ /
  aka┤ / shti / uthe┤shna /
\tr I hope, / I. / Joe Sherman / collected / he has / the
  sub. / too / you tell it to him
\rf jod 1891:98.9  
\op ko˝bthe┤go˝: / wa'u┤ / wiwi┤ta / eda┤do˝ / go˝┤thai /
  ki, / 'i┤ / ko˝┤ebthe┤go˝.
\tr I hope: / woman / my / what / she desires / when, / he
  gives to her / I hope that. /
\rf jod 1891:98.10  
\op Wato˝┤zi / ju┤ba / &Joe &Sherman / wa'u┤ / wiwi┤ta / 'i┤
  / ko˝┤ebthe┤go˝.
\tr Corn / some / Joe Sherman / woman / my / me gives to her
  / I hope that. /
\rf jod 1891:98.11  
\op Tenu┤ga-ska / asi┤the-no˝-mo˝┤: / ui┤tha-ga. / Wana┤she
  / te / a┤kihi┤dextio˝┤ /
\tr White Buffalo Bull / I usually think of him: / tell him.
  / Policeman / the / he gives it his full / attention /
\rf jod 1891:98.12  
\op te┤. / Gasa┤ni / Mo˝chu┤-na┤zhi˝ / to˝┤be / ta┤ / mi˝ke.
  /
\tr let. / To-morrow / Standing Bear / I see him / I / will.
  /
\rf jod 1891:98.13 

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