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.
Per-Student Funding and Establishment of School at Carlisle
August 4, 1879
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#0794