Declination of Request to Allow Officer to Recruit Students

Declination of Request to Allow Officer to Recruit Students
Date: 
March 24, 1880 - March 29, 1880

Secretary of War Alexander Ramsey informs Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz that he is declining the Commissioner of Indian Affairs' request to allow Lieutenant George LeRoy Brown to recruit Indian students from Nations in Colorado and New Mexico and transport them to the Carlisle Indian School because it is not a military duty. Schurz encloses Ramsey's letter to the Commissioner.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-80."

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National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, M234, roll 484, frames 1381-1385