Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to leave Carlisle on February 7, 1902, to board a ship in New York and travel to Europe the next day. Pratt informs the Commissioner that he would be traveling to the Mediterranean, British Isles, Madeira, Gibraltar, Algiers, Malta, Alexandria, Cairo, Jerusalem, Constantinople, Greece, Rome, Naples, The Riviera, and England, returning back to New York by the first of May. During the trip, Pratt advises the commissioner of his intent to visit schools for observation and that the trip will be without expense to the government.
Richard Henry Pratt's Request for Leave of Absence to Take a Trip to Europe
January 3, 1902
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 2040, 1902-#7607