Chris Burns inquires about sending his three children to Carlisle to be educated. Richard Henry Pratt forwarded the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with instructions on establishing precedent in such cases. Pratt proposes that white fathers pay some expenses towards the education of their children.
Chris Burns Seeks Information on Educating Children at Carlisle
May 16, 1882
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 77, 1882-#9158