Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return four students from the Pine Ridge Agency due to health and character. He notes that the school physician has diagnosed three students with scrofula and incipient consumption. Pratt asks that he be provided with four tickets from Carlisle to Rushville, Nebraska for the students and one ticket for an escort to Valentine, Nebraska.
Request to Return Four Students from Pine Ridge to Their Home in 1889
March 22, 1889
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 509, 1889-#7538