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Jonas Matches (Asa Jones) Student Information Card
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Student information card of Jonas Matches (Asa Jones), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and departed on September 18, 1883.

In school documentation Jonas Matches' name is also spelled Jones Matches. He is also known as Asa Jones.


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Request to Send Three Former Florida Prisoners Home
September 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. M. Marble regarding three former Florida prisoners that should be returned home, escorted by Agent Miles. The first is going to die soon because of an accident suffered while playing baseball, and his chiefs want him to die at home. The second is the son of the late Cheyenne…

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