Acting Secretary of the Interior, M. L. Joslyn, instructs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to stop Richard Henry Pratt from traveling West as had written previously. Pratt had desired to go West in order to bring back Sioux students from various agencies as well as a group of Navajo students.
Joslyn, M. L.
Correspondence regarding the enrollment of children from the Sitting Bull band of Sioux being held as prisoners at Fort Randall. The officer in charge of Fort Randall indicates that the parents of the eligible children do not wish to see their children to be enrolled at Carlisle. Pratt notes that he would prefer to speak to these parents to…
Richard Henry Pratt inquires from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs what action to pursue as he has not heard from the Secretary of the Interior regarding a proposed course of action to use Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania as a school for training Native women in a manner similar to the Carlisle Indian School.
Acting Secretary in the Department of the Interior M. S. Juslyn writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew enclosing an order securing Agency and Indian Service assistance for Agnew while he is in the West.
Correspondence regarding a request of Richard Henry Pratt to have funds for building a new dining room to be sent to him.