Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from H. Heth, Special Agent in Charge of the Nez Perce Agency, to enroll 6 boys from that agency in the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that in his letter to the Office of Indian Affairs that he would be willing to accept the students as long they were accompanied by at least four girls and they passed the physical examination.
March 18, 1889 - March 26, 1889
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 509, 1889-#7919