Pratt's Request to Select Food for the School

Pratt's Request to Select Food for the School
Date: 
May 7, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase food for students instead of using the government-issued rations. Pratt requests to spend up to 17.5ยข per student per day and to be able to choose food for the students so that they can receive better nutrition.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-80."

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National Archives and Records Administration
Location: 
RG 75, M234, roll 485, frames 943-945