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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 57

20. S. C. Armstrong, Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute. Its Reply to a New Attack on Eastern Schools (N.p., ca. 1890). (20 p.)

Response by the Institute’s principal to the charge that “from 30 to 70 per cent. of pupils of Carlisle [Indian Industrial School] and Hampton die within four years of their return home, die like sheep with the murrain [an infectious, fatal disease].” He provides statistics and testimonials from former students to challenge the allegation.