Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt, at the Yankton Agency, to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs informing him that 47 boys and 17 girls from Rosebud as well as 12 boys and 6 girls from Pine Ridge have been recruited. Pratt notes that he will proceed on to Carlisle. The note suggests that Pratt was due to rendezvous with "C" (probably agent Charles Crissey), who was recruiting student for the Hampton Institute, but that Pratt is going on ahead without him.
Update on Recruitment from Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies
October 2, 1879
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RG 75, Series 79, box 571, Miscellaneous-1879-P-#0986