Society of Friends (Quakers)

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Excerpt from Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1882

An excerpt from the Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to the Secretary of the Interior for the fiscal year ending 1882, containing the annual report of the Carlisle Indian School. The report includes discussions of school enrollment, experiences of students on outing and outing patrons, curriculum, wages for students,…

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Request to Enroll 12 Students from the Quapaw Nation at Carlisle
May 4, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to bring in six boys and six girls from the Quapaw Nation to the Carlisle Indian School to learn trades and become teachers. Pratt indicates that the Society of Friends has taken a particular interest in the case of the twelve students and the agent at the Quapaw Agency supports sending the students.

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