Pratt Responds to Complaints of Bertha Parker

January 14, 1893 - January 20, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt responds to complaints of Bertha Parker regarding her brother Ely Parker and her cousin Nellie Kennedy both of whom are students at the Carlisle Indian School. Parker further claims that both have claimed that they are not getting enough food to eat and that Pratt is lying when he tells them that they are gaining weight. In addition to calling the students names.

Pratt's response includes a report from the school physician regarding Ely Parker and that both students have claimed they have enough food to eat.

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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 945, 1893-#2675
Pratt Responds to Complaints of Bertha Parker