It shall be the duty of the President to dispense with the services of such Indian agents and superintendents as may be practicable; and where it is practicable he shall require the same person to perform the duties of two agencies or superintendencies for one salary.
25 U.S. Code § 64 - Services of agents dispensed with
R.S. § 2053 derived from act Feb. 14, 1873, ch. 138, § 1, 17 Stat. 437.