Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that due to the poor harvest of forage supplies including hay, corn, oats, and wheat that the supplies at the Carlisle Indian School are extremely low. As a result, he requests emergency authorization to purchase forage supplies on the open market.
December 11, 1900
Standard Forms & Transactions
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 1861, 1900-#61203