October 23, 1900
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a measles outbreak at the Carlisle Indian School and diphtheria outbreak in the borough of Carlisle. As a result he requests authority to purchase the Kuhn Formaldehyde Generator along with a 55 gallon barrel of wood alcohol for use as a disinfectant to prevent further outbreaks.
Standard Forms & Transactions
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 1844, 1900-#52475