Request to Recruit Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, and Wichita Students

Request to Recruit Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, and Wichita Students
Date: 
July 22, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. J. Brooks that he has been promised Tsodearko that the Carlisle Indian School has room for additional students from the Comanche Nation. Pratt adds that the school has room for more than 100 more students and that he would be especially gratified to aid the Comanche Nation due to his military service.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-80."

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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, M234, roll 485, frames 1074-1076