Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter by Edward McConnville, Superintendent of the Fort Lapwai School, who requests the return of David McFarland by his brother Philip McFarland. Pratt states that David has expressed a desire to stay at Carlisle in order to learn the blacksmithing trade.
Pratt Responds to Request to Return David McFarland
July 18, 1893
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 1002, 1893-#26759