Change of Orders for Richard Henry Pratt and Student Supplies Issues

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Change of Orders for Richard Henry Pratt and Student Supplies Issues
Date: 
October 28, 1879

Letter from Richard Henry Pratt to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, acknowledging receipt of change orders allowing Pratt to remain in the East at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt also apologizes for troubles during his recent trip to Wichita, and suggests that better planning be made for subsequent recruitment trips. Student discontent of lack of supplies is discussed, and a postscript notes that a dozen Cheyenne girls at their agency are ready to be transported to the Hampton Institute.

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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#1119