"No good story here for either group"
Good story for the American government
My Title: US Government actively inoculating Indians against small pox 1838
Title: Letter from Dr. Joseph R. DePrefontaine To Indian Agent, Upper Missouri (Joshua Pilcher)
Date: 1838-07-09 Volume: G Page: 135
Author(s): Dr. Joseph R. DePrefontaine
Recipient(s): Joshua Pilcher (Indian Agent, Upper Missouri)
Contents: Verifies letter from Pilcher to Clark dated Sept, 1838 as to the difficulty in estimating the number of Indians vaccinated for smallpox. Does estimate that 3,000 were inoculated.
Description: Copy of letter. 1p.
Comments: Dr. DePrefontaine was hired to innoculate Indians in the fight against smallpox.
I don't want to be responsible for raising this guy's speaking fees and adding to his wealth. Ignoring is sometimes the best punishment.