Arden R. Smith, Special U.S. Indian Agent, writes the Commissioner of Indian Affairs seeking specific instructions for how he should escort 20 Crow students from the Crow Agency to the Carlisle Indian School. Smith provides context on previous encounters traveling east as well as inquiring about the specifics of traveling with the students.
Arden Smith Instructions for Escorting Crow Students
February 9, 1883
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 124, 1883-#3077