Captain Richard Henry Pratt writes to Ezra H. Hayt, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding the first groups of Sioux, Menominee Ponca, Pawnee, Kiowa, Comanche, Wichita, Seminole, Cheyenne, and Arapaho children and young adults brought to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt offers a detailed description of the journey, and then lists each…
Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita Agency
Richard Henry Pratt suggests to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Alfred J. Standing's experience and reputation at the Kiowa and Comanche Agency will help him select suitable students there. Pratt also suggests that this recruitment should be done according to his recent suggestions regarding enrollment.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards request of Lone Star through the Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita Agent for the enrollment of an adopted member of the Kiowa Nation. The letter states that the proposed student was captured as a child in New Mexico.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a petition from the Comanche Nation to keep their U.S. Indian Agent George Day.
Also a brief note that a few members of the Agency stopped in Chicago and saw the Carlisle exhibit.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter requesting his assistance in having Quanah Parker and Lone Wolf come to Washington D. C. to discuss a proposed treaty before Congress.
Alfred John Standing provides information and recommendation for Laura D. Pedrick (former student Laura Doanmoe) to be appointed to the position of field matron at the Kiowa Agency.