Richard Henry Pratt appeals the decision of the Secretary of the Interior to not cover the expense of a lecturer on Natural History. Pratt notes that the lecturer had the most extensive collection he had seen and the man was quite capable and only charged the school his expenses.
Appeal of Expense to Cover Natural History Lecturer
February 25, 1890
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 598, 1890-#5960