Trask, J. Nelson

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Request to Enroll Sac and Fox Student
December 8, 1880

J. Nelson Trask writes to inquire about enrolling a Sac and Fox student he met in Tama, Iowa at Carlisle. Trask notes that Jim has considerable skill as a silversmith and can write in Meskwaki.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agent Response to Enrolling Sac and Fox Student at Carlisle
January 29, 1881

George L. Davenport, the Indian Agent at the Sac and Fox Agency in Tama, Iowa, notes that ex-Agent Trask's recommendation to enroll Jim Poweshiek at Carlisle is inadvisable. Davenport notes that Jim is 26 years old with a wife and child and can write in English and has no intention of going away...

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