Black Bear writes to Richard Henry Pratt asking for him to write to the Department of Indian Affairs to allow his son Paul Black Bear to visit him during his trip to Washington D.C. Black Bear notes that he has not been allowed permission to visit Carlisle and he was also the first Head Man to allow his son to attend school at Carlisle.
Black Bear Requests Son Visit Him in Washington D.C.
July 4, 1881 - July 18, 1881
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 30, 1881-#12475