Recruiting Cheyenne Students for Hampton Institute

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Recruiting Cheyenne Students for Hampton Institute
Date: 
October 18, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt telegrams the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, informing him that the Cheyenne agent can supply students to make up the deficiency of students at Hampton, if instructed to send one third boys and two third girls. Pratt notes that these students could be escorted east by Alfred Standing and Sarah Mather, two teachers who are bringing Osage, Pawnee, and Ponca students back to Carlisle.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#1056