Per-Student Funding and Establishment of School at Carlisle

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Per-Student Funding and Establishment of School at Carlisle
Date: 
August 4, 1879

Letter from Richard Henry Pratt to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra A. Hayt suggesting an increase in the per-student funding afforded by the government to Indian schools. Pratt also encourages the Commissioner to continue pursuing Congressional approval for the opening of an Indian school at the Carlisle Barracks.

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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#0794