Richard Henry Pratt informs the Department of Indian Affairs that he has contracted to have fifty students from the Mescalero Band of the Apache Nation to be transported to the Carlisle Indian School. He queries the office as to where the funds to pay for the transport should be taken from.
Fifty Apache Students to be Transported to Carlisle
March 10, 1884
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 179, 1884-#4835