Report on Deaths of Maud (Little Girl) and Ernest (Knocks Off)

December 14, 1880

Physician Charles H. Hepburn provides a report on the deaths of two Rosebud Sioux students: Maud and Ernest. Maud died of multiple lung issues on December 13, 1880 with Ernest dying of diphtheria on December 14, 1880. Richard Henry Pratt forwards Hepburn's report to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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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RG 75, M234, roll 486, frames 192-194
Report on Deaths of Maud (Little Girl) and Ernest (Knocks Off)