December 22, 1880
Emery Ballon requests to have Arapaho Nation students admitted to the Carlisle Indian School. Ballon states that many students have learned the basics and would likely progress rapidly if admitted to Carlisle. He further requests to accompany them to help them acclimate as well as stating that their parents are eager to have them educated.
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 1, 1881-#1