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The Carlisle Indian Boys' & Girls' Friend (Vol. 1, No. 1)
July 31, 1885

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The Carlisle Indian Boys' & Girls' Friend (Vol. 1, No. 2)
August 7, 1885

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Pratt Encourages Navajo Students Be Sent to Carlisle, 1880
January 10, 1880

Letter from Pratt to Rev. A. H. Donaldson at Fort Defiance, Arizona, stating that he welcomes Navajo students at the school. He describes the religious affiliations of the staff and the role of religion at the school. 

This material is from the Richard Henry Pratt papers, donated by his family to Yale University in 1959 and 1976.…

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Pratt Sends Stereoviews and Updates to Rep. Pound, 1880
January 14, 1880

Pratt writes to Rep. Thaddeus C. Pound, sending him stereoviews of the the students and providing information about their progress at the school. He notes that now that the work of the schoolroom is successfully underway they will begin fitting up the industrial shops. He observes that by selling the products of the school's industrial program…

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Pratt Forwards Authorization to Recruit Navajo Students, 1880
February 14, 1880

Pratt writes to the Rev. A. H. Donaldson in New Mexico, forwarding a copy of a Department of Interior letter authorizing Navajo children to be admitted to the Carlisle Indian School.

This material is from the Richard Henry Pratt papers, donated by his family to Yale University in 1959 and 1976. Selected content from the Pratt collection…

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Pratt Writes to Jackson About Recruiting Navajo Students, 1880
March 29, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt continues correspondence with Sheldon Jackson about obtaining permission to recruit Navajo, Pueblo, and Moqui students. He regrets that they are only permitted 15 Navaho students out of a total of 50 from these peoples. Pratt notes that the detail of Lt. Brown for recruiting is encountering difficulties and that he may have…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Jackson Writes About Arrangements for Bringing Navajo and Pueblo Students, 1880
April 27, 1880

Rev. Sheldon Jackson continues correspondence with Pratt regarding bringing Navajo and Pueblo students to Carlisle. He notes that "the Navajoes are very restless just now & we may have difficulty in security their consent." 

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Letters from Pratt to White Thunder about the Health of Ernest, 1880
December 6-13, 1880

Seven letters, written between December 6 and December 13, 1880, from Richard Henry Pratt to Chief White Thunder about the illness of his son, Ernest. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Tells White Thunder of the Death of Ernest, 1880
December 14, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Chief White Thunder telling him of the death of his son, Ernest. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Writes to White Thunder About Ernest's Burial, 1880
December 15, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Chief White Thunder about the funeral ceremony and burial of his son, Ernest. Pratt expresses his sorrow and sympathy at White Thunder's loss, but also argues that White Thunder was right to send Ernest to the school. 

Pratt notes that Maud (Little Girl) died the same night as Ernest, so they were buried at…

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Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Writes to Flora Campbell at Haskell, 1896
February 10, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt writes to former student Flora Campbell at the Haskell Institute, expressing concern that he has not heard from her and encouraging her to be mindful of her behavior.

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Letters/Correspondence
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Jackson Responds to Concerns About Flora Campbell, 1896
February 12, 1896

Rev. Sheldon Jackson responds to a letter from Richard Henry Pratt which shared concerns about former student Flora Campbell, who was now employed at Haskell, and acknowledges receipt of a copy of a letter Pratt had written to Campbell. He discusses some arrangements for train tickets for a visit. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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