Impact of Sending Sick Students Home from Hampton on Recruitment for Carlisle

Impact of Sending Sick Students Home from Hampton on Recruitment for Carlisle
Date: 
September 11, 1879

Letter from Richard Henry Pratt to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs Edwin J. Brooks regarding sick students discharged from the Hampton Institute. Pratt insists that too many boys were sent home, against his and the doctor's advice, and asserts that Spotted Tail and Red Cloud will be less interested in sending students to Carlisle as a result.

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National Archives and Records Administration
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RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#0940