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Request to Recruit Dakota Students for Hampton
June 2, 1879

Hampton Institute Principal Samuel C. Armstrong states that they are currently educating 38 Indian boys and only 9 Indian girls, so he requests that they recruit 20 Dakota female Indian students. He requests that, if his wish is granted, Captain Richard H. Pratt be sent to secure the students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruitment of Female Students from the Indian Territory for Hampton
October 27, 1879

Hampton Institute Principal Samuel C. Armstrong informs Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz that he received a telegraph from Captain Richard H. Pratt, who is currently in the Indian Territory. Pratt stated that there are many Indian girls in the Indian Territory who would be great students at...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Roberts Requests to Transfer Two Students to Carlisle
April 30, 1890

John Roberts, Superintendent of the Wind River Agency School, seeks to transfer two of his pupils to the Carlisle Indian School.

Alfred John Standing in forwarding Robert's letter to the Office of Indian Affairs notes that it would be favorable to obtain a party from the Agency if a fair...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Discusses Teachers and Vacancies at Carlisle
September 2, 1905

William A. Mercer responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding his preference to filling the remaining teaching vacancies at the Carlisle Indian School. Mercer also goes through the various teachers at the School.

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