Notice of the death of White Shield is received by Richard Henry Pratt from U.S. Indian Agent John D. Miles. As a result Pratt requests authorization for sending home his son Harvey in order to provide help to the family. In addition, Pratt requests sending home two young Arapaho Nation girls with Harvey as a chaperone.
Request to Return Harvey White Shield Home
January 19, 1883
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 120, 1883-#1431