Page 1 of letter from R H Pratt to Bishop Huntington dated 6 June 1881

Training School for Indian Youth, Carlisle Barracks, Pa.
Established Oct. 5, 1879.
Number of Students, --Boys, 191; Girls, 88; Total, 279.

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, Pa., June 6th 1881

Dear Bishop Huntington,

I cannot possibly leave
my duties here without great detriment.
My heart is with all and full of all that
you do on tomorrow, and I pray for it,
a great blessing, and a harvest of
salvation to these poor people, commensurate
with the cares, the sacrifices, the labors
and the prayers of Christian planting
bestowed by yourself, the House Mother, Mr.
Wicks, and all others who have aided.

In love and faith
Cordially a Co-laborer

RH Pratt

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