Request from Old Soldier to Give Indian Girl his House in Exchange for Her Caring for Him when He is Sick

Date
November 24, 1913 - December 13, 1913

John C. Lloyd, a former soldier currently in his eighties, informs Carlisle Indian School Superintendent Moses Friedman that he would like an Indian girl to come live with him and take care of him in case he gets sick because he lives alone. He specifically requests that she has a "fare complection and can talk good english." He states that he will give the girl a place to stay, spending money, and after he dies, his house and property. Second Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs declines Lloyd's request.

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Repository
National Archives and Records Administration
Location
RG 75, CCF Entry 121, #141668-1913-Carlisle-824
Request from Old Soldier to Give Indian Girl his House in Exchange for Her Caring for Him when He is Sick