September 19, 1884
Richard Henry Pratt writes the Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding a proposed plan of the South Pennsylvania Railroad to use eminent domain through the State to build a railroad through the grounds of the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that this would greatly diminish the capability of the school to properly educate students.
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 208, 1884-#18425