Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt regarding Circular No. 33, regarding rations for Indian pupils. Pratt suggests that this ration rate is insufficient given Carlisle's current nascent state, and requests permission to continue using the Army's rationing tables instead.
Request to Continue Using Army Ration for Indian Pupils
October 28, 1879
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#1093