Richard Henry Pratt writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt, requesting $4000 be transferred to his credit for the purposes of settling debts and paying owed salaries. A note in the file suggests that the Commissioner had a total of $7000 transferred into Pratt's account.
Request for Fund Transfer for Salaries and Debts
November 4, 1879
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#1153