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.
Pratt Responds to Per Capita Cut and Opposition to Assimilation
February 28, 1891
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 709, 1891-#7850