Richard Henry Pratt requests a reduction in various rations in order to purchase additional cows for providing a greater milk supply to students. Pratt cites a visit from Dr. Cornelius Rea Agnew and his recommendation that for a healthy student body students be allowed to drink as much milk as they want in the morning and evening. To follow this recommednation iin a cost effective manner Pratt suggests the purchase of additional cows.
Increase in Cow Herd and Reduction in Rations
April 11, 1882
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 72, 1882-#6916