Pratt Responds to Request to Return Ely S. Parker

Pratt Responds to Request to Return Ely S. Parker
Date: 
December 2, 1892 - December 7, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request from Betsy White for the return of her grandson Ely S. Parker from the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has made an inspection of the kitchen and dining room and interviewed students and found no complaints among the students. He also provides the weight of the students from the Seneca Nation at their arrival and their current weight. In addition, Pratt provides a report from the school physician on Parker as well as a contract agreed to by parents in sending their children to Carlisle.

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Repository: 
National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, Entry 91, box 932, 1892-#43794