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…
Pine Ridge Agency
Captain Richard Henry Pratt writes to Ezra H. Hayt, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding the first group of Sioux, Ponca, Pawnee, Kiowa, Comanche, Wichita, Seminole, Cheyenne, and Arapahoe children and young adults brought to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt offers a detailed description of the journey, and then lists each individual…
Marianna Burgess sends a report to Richard Henry Pratt regarding a recruiting trip at the Menominee Agency. Burgess details the difficulties resulting from opposition from the local Catholic Priest. Pratt notes that he has experienced similar opposition at the Rosebud, Pine Ridge, and in a number of the Pueblo Agencies.
H. D. Gallagher, U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Lizzie Hill. Gallagher states that Hill was sent to the Carlisle Indian School and that the school is the perfect place for her at the moment.
Richard Henry Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan on behalf of Captain Brown of the Pine Ridge Agency. Brown seeks to enlist and command his own company of Indian soldiers at the Agency which Pratt approves of in order to create no disharmony between the Indian Agent and an officer in charge of troops.
Richard Henry Pratt requests that Jennie Dubray be allowed to take the examination to qualify for a teaching position in the Indian Service.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his request to have Jennie Dubray take the examination for a teaching position in the Indian Service. Pratt notes that Captain Brown of the Pine Ridge Agency desires to have Dubray and her future husband Clarence Three Stars take charge of one of the day schools on the Pine Ridge Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from George Means and further provides information and recommendation for him in his application for a position as an assistant clerk in the Pine Ridge Agency.