R.S. § 2053 derived from
[act Feb. 14, 1873, ch. 138, § 1], [17 Stat. 437].
In a communication, dated November 29, 1940, from the Office of Indian Affairs of the Department of the Interior, it was stated that there have been no Indian agents since 1908, all of the agencies and schools having been placed under the supervision of superintendents.