Page 1 of letter from R H Pratt to Mary Burnham dated 9 May 1881

Training School for Indian Youth, Carlisle Barracks, Pa.
Established Oct. 5, 1879.
Number of Students, --Boys, 198; Girls, 90; Total, 288.

Tribes Represented:—Sioux, Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Kiowa, Comanche, Osage, Creek, Pawnee, Pueblo, Apache,
Menomonee, Ponca, Wichita, Seminole, Keechi, Towacanie, Nez Perce, Iowa,
Sac & Fox, Lipan, Shoshone and Gros Ventre.

Carlisle, May 9th 1881

Dear House Mother,

I send Henry today at
2:40. He reaches Canandaigna
about 2 A.M. tomorrow Tuesday.
Mason goes with him to Hbq.

He is delighted to go, but says
he will come back.

What a grand scheme you
have, and so well guarded by
Mr. Wicks going. You and he
will know more of the difficulty
by it. I will attend to the transportation#, and write again
soon.



Cordially yours,


RH Pratt, Lt.

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