Pratt Responds to Per Capita Cut and Opposition to Assimilation

Pratt Responds to Per Capita Cut and Opposition to Assimilation
Date: 
February 28, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their telegram regarding the Senate Committee cutting annual per capita appropriation to $150. Pratt notes that his is ample and further reiterates his beliefs in opposing the establishment of a public school system on the Indian Reservations. Pratt then goes into discussion of the opposition of his plan to assimilate Native Americans.

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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Entry 91, box 709, 1891-#7850