Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from John Wilson for the return of his grandchildren Samuel Wilson and Minnie Finley. Pratt notes that Samuel has just went out on outing and should remain there in order to honor his contract. In addition, Pratt plans on taking any student willing to pay for the trip to Chicago to see the World's Fair and Columbian Exposition. After that time he is willing to return the students to their home.
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Samuel Wilson and Minnie Finley
July 27, 1893
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 1005, 1893-#27943