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. #Of the three Indians at the expense of the Department. Cordially yours, RH Pratt, Lt.
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