Student information card of John Wesley, a member of the Crow Nation, who entered the school on February 28, 1883 and departed on April 14, 1885.
These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 8 children transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Crow Agency in Montana. The Descriptive Statement indicates that two female children initially intended for transfer refused to go with the rest of the group.
Carlisle Indian School physician O. G. Given provides a report on the recently arrived Crow students from Carlisle, several of whom should be sent back. As a result of the report Pratt recommends including additional agency health examinations.
Richard Henry Pratt requests delaying returning four students from the Crow Nation until the other party comes to Carlisle. He further requests that the return of the students does not come from the School's appropriation.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, regarding a promise that Armstrong made that students sent to Carlisle could return after two years and not three years. Armstrong believes that if any student wishes to return then his promise should be honored.
Pratt notes that all of…