Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, requesting permission to spend $1000 on cold weather clothing for students. Pratt notes that supplies requested two months previous had not yet arrived, and that cold weather had set in at Carlisle.
Urgent Request for Cold-Weather Clothing
November 4, 1879
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#1129