Richard Henry Pratt follows up his telegraph agreeing to send Dr. Obadiah G. Given with the party of Nez Perces being transferred. Pratt also recommends booking the Emigrant Sleepers as they provide the ability to make coffee therefore saving money on the coffee bill.
Nez Perce Removal
Pratt writes that he is willing to spare the Carlisle School physician Obadiah G. Given for the Nez Perce removal. Pratt asks that his absence be as brief as possible.
Richard Henry Pratt inquires about expenses related to Obadiah G. Given accompanying the Nez Perce party being transferred. Pratt notes that Given is ready to start when the Bureau of Indian Affairs telegraphs that the expenses will be covered.