White Thunder's Desire to Marry his Sister-In-Law, a Student at the School

White Thunder's Desire to Marry his Sister-In-Law, a Student at the School
Date: 
June 21, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs that White Thunder would like his sister-in-law as his second wife, but she is not interested. She is currently a student at the Carlisle Indian School, but there are reports of her mother dying. Before she leaves the school to be with her mother, she'd like to know if she will able to return when her mother recovers or dies.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-80."

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National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, M234, roll 485, frames 1021-1022