Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to return five students to their homes due to their health. Pratt notes that the school physician believes that their long term health will prevent the students from taking full advantage of the Carlisle Indian School course but they are healthy enough to travel without escort.
Request to Return Five Students to Their Home
December 27, 1887
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 437, 1887-#34010