Arden R. Smith, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, writes that he has received authority to send ten boys and ten girls to the Carlisle Indian School. Smith writes that it will be quite easy to send the ten boys as he met with a local chief Bear in the Water who was quite eager to send the boys. But Smith notes that the Crow Nation will…
Smith, Arden R.
H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, asks to be sent to the Carlisle Indian School as the escort for the Crow students rather than some other individual. Armstrong indicates that when recruiting for Carlisle he promised he would be the escort and would also benefit from being aware of the practices of the Industrial Training…
Arden R. Smith, Special U.S. Indian Agent, writes the Commissioner of Indian Affairs seeking specific instructions for how he should escort 20 Crow students from the Crow Agency to the Carlisle Indian School. Smith provides context on previous encounters traveling east as well as inquiring about the specifics of traveling with the students.
Arden R. Smith, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, requests the Indian Affairs Office to send transportation for Crow students from St. Paul to Carlisle.
H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, reports that he has sent eight Crow boys to Carlisle under escort of Special U.S. Indian Agent Arden Smith. Armstrong indicates that he was unable to secure any girls to go to Carlisle but will try again in the Spring.
Carlisle Indian School physician O. G. Given provides a report on the recently arrived Crow students from Carlisle. As a result of the report Pratt recommends including additional Agency health examinations.