Proposal to Bring Apache Students to Carlisle

November 1, 1883 - November 16, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Emmet Crawford, Captain 3rd Cavalry, regarding sending students to the Carlisle Indian School from the Tonto, San Carlos, Yuma, and Mojave bands of the Apache Nation. In addition to the students Crawford proposes sending a chief from each band in order to see the school and see the school for themselves.

Pratt endorses Crawford's plan and proposes way to accomplish carrying out the endeavor of bringing the students and Chiefs to Carlisle.

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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 163, 1883-#21221
Proposal to Bring Apache Students to Carlisle