Request for a New School Building

February 15, 1888 - February 16, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Congress provide an appropriation for building a new school building through the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt notes that the school can accommodate 600 students except for its school rooms which are overcrowded at 440 students. He provides the history of the current building and the reasons for his request.

John D. C. Atkins, the Commissioner of the Office of Indian Affairs forwards the request to the Secretary of the Interior with his approval.

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RG 75, Entry 91, box 447, 1888-#4342
Request for a New School Building