Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt, in the Yankton Agency, to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs informing him that 47 boys and 17 girls from Rosebud as well as 12 boys and 6 girls from Pine Ridge have been recruited. Pratt notes that these children will be escorted east to the Hampton Institute.
Recruitment Report from Rosebud and Pine Ridge Sioux Agency
October 2, 1879
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#0986