Exhibit W

THAD S. SMITH
ATTORNEY-AT-LAW
ROOM 35 BELKNAP BLOCK

BILLINGS, MONTANA

October 8, 1912

Secretary of the Interior,
Department of Indain Affiars,
Washington D. C.

Dear Sir:

Miss Violet Creech of Billings claims that her grandfather was a full-blooded Delaware Indian and that she is intitled to an allotment in the Indian territory but has never recieved one.

She is about nineteen years of age and claims the following table will show her Indian ancestry.

L.L. Creech (residing at Billings Montana) – Father
E. W. Creech – Grandfather
Elizabeth Creech (nee Elizabeth Williams) – Grandmother
Elizabeth Williams – Great Grandmother
Tillie E. Fent now Tillie Creech – Mother
Mary F. Marshall (Mary F. Fent) – Grandmother
Lucinda Pringle (Lucinda Marshall) – Great Grandmother
W. M. Fent – Great Grandfather
Elizabeth Fent – Grandmother
Elizabeth Drake – Great Grandmother
Sqire Zane – 3d Grandfather

Very truly yours,

(signed) Thad S. Smith

T. S. S./H. K. H.