Richard Henry Pratt discusses the desire of Standing Bear to have his daughter returned home from the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides the circumstances surrounding the request including Standing Bear's long support of the school. However, he notes that the student does not desire to go home and he believes the office should commend Standing Bear for his support of Indian Schools while keeping his daughter at Carlisle.
Standing Bear Requests Return of Daughter from Carlisle
November 4, 1885
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 270, 1885-#26050