Townsend, E. B.

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Suggestion for Transportation of Osage and Kaw Children to Carlisle
April 25, 1882

Special Agent E. B. Townsend recommends that Indian Agent L. J. Miles direct the group of Osage and Kaw children to be sent to Carlisle be sent to a station on the Missouri Pacific Railroad in order to allow them to leave from Muskogee rather than Arkansas City in order to save costs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Osage Children Met at Martinsburg
June 8, 1882 - June 9, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a telegram that Osage children were going to arrive at Martinsburg on June 8, 1882. Pratt writes that he met the children at Martinsburg and due to the lack of a train back to Carlisle they were forced to stay the night at Martinsburg incurring an...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruiting Targets from Various Indian Agencies for Fall 1882
July 12, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt details the number of students he is able to accept from various Indian Agencies including the Rosebud, Pine Ridge, Kiowa and Comanche, Pawnee and Ponca, and the Cheyenne and Arapaho. Pratt provides instructions as to the preferred age and gender composition of the students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Names of Students Brought to Carlisle by Townsend
August 2, 1882

Complying with Indian Office orders, Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students brought to the Carlisle Indian School by Special Agent E. B. Townsend for the fall of 1882. Students were from the Osage, Kaw, and Nez Perce Nations.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrolling Sac and Fox Student Living in Massachusetts
February 25, 1884

E. B. Townsend, Special Agent, writes the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a student from the Sac and Fox Nation who was sent East to study at the Hampton Institute but is currently living in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. The student has indicated that he would like to study at the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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