Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request from Helen R. Duncan to enroll Cherokee students at Carlisle. Pratt writes that some avenue should be open to the Cherokee students to learn a practical trade rather than just academic studies.
Pratt Responds to Request to Enroll Cherokee Students
August 11, 1891
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 766, 1891-#29594