Pratt Notes Agreement with Office Orders for English in Schools

Pratt Notes Agreement with Office Orders for English in Schools
Date: 
October 3, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs that he agrees with the Office's order regarding English in the schools. He notes his disagreement with the missionaries who oppose it. He ends by noting that teaching English will lead to greater Emancipation and eliminate interpreters at the Agency which would be highly beneficial.

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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Entry 91, box 422, 1887-#26231