Chief Big Eagle letter to Saygo (November 13th, 1986)

Title

Chief Big Eagle letter to Saygo (November 13th, 1986)

Subject

Culture and Governance

Description

Letter from Chief Big Eagle to Saygo talking about his trip to the prison and his plans to visit Florida after. He must spend time at a school in Florida and then will be returning home.

Creator

Paugussett Tribe

Source

Chief Big Eagle

Date

November 13th, 1986

Text

Saygo Bro Ken,
Well enclosed find check for the sum of twenty five dollars owed for the last work thank you now I do hope that you will be home and can get that one to me these are streamers for my fox headress, that I am taking to Florida. I am leaving next week after I come from the prison on the 18. I hate to rush you, but it is needed. Every one here is fine will be in Florida for and till the second week in Dec then will bring me back home. I have to spend some time at my school in Florida by request of the people in Florida. So you will get a rest till I get back. regards to all a I know that you will have a good hunting season. Mat the creator be your guide and protector while cut in the woods at all times.
ONENH
Chief

Original Format

Letter

Files

CBE_1986_11_13.jpg.pdf

Citation

Paugussett Tribe, “Chief Big Eagle letter to Saygo (November 13th, 1986),” Linda Lear Center Digital Collections and Exhibitions, accessed July 15, 2024, https://lc-digital.conncoll.edu/items/show/1886.