Return Home of High Bear Jr.

Return Home of High Bear Jr.
Date: 
January 1, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt reports that the visit of Ponca Chiefs Harry Bear, Standing Eagle, and White Buffalo went well. He also notes that Chief Harry Bear asked that his son be returned home due to his falling ill multiple times at Carlisle. Pratt notes that he approved the return home of the student despite his condition improving following requests from the other two chiefs.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Entry 91, box 1, 1881-#121