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Documents Related to Purchase of the Parker Farm by the Government
November 3, 1794 - November 27, 1923

Documents pertaining to the United States Government's purchase of the Parker Farm. Included are a copy of the deed transferring title to the Government, other prior deeds, abstract of the title, map outlining the tract of land, copy of an act of the State of Pennsylvania consenting to the U.S....

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Telegram Requesting Trip to Washington Regarding Farm
January 5, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt telegrams the Commissioner of Indian Affairs asking for permission to come to Washington that day to discuss school matters, including a farm and industrial training.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Copy of First School Newspaper and Report of School Progress
January 25, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt forwards to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt a copy of the first issue of Eadle Keatah Toh, the first newspaper published at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that more donations will soon fund the purchase of a better printing press, and discusses...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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