Richard Henry Pratt notes that their is an immediate need to return home Lawrence due to a decline in his health. If their proposed escort can not leave soon then Pratt advises having a conductor accompany Lawrence and Philip Good Voice. However, he needs authority to pay the expense.
Immediate Need to Send Home Lawrence
February 15, 1881
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 7, 1881-#2914