Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897
Francis Amasa Walker (1840-1897) was an American economist, statistician, journalist, educator, academic administrator, and soldier.
Citation:Adams, C. F. Chapters of Erie ... 1871.
His The wages question, 1882: t.p. (Francis A. Walker, M.A., Ph.D., professor of political economy and history, Sheffield Scientific School of Yale College, late chief of the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, superintendent of the ninth census, author of the Statistical atlas of the United States)
The Indian question, 1874: t.p. (Francis A. Walker; served as U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs)
Wikipedia, June 12, 2017: Francis Amasa Walker article (July 2, 1840 - Jan. 5, 1897; American economist, statistician, journalist, educator, academic administrator, and military officer in the Union Army.)
Report of the Committee on Inquiry into the Physiological Aspects of the Drink Question, 1893?: p. 2 (F.A. Walker)
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William T. Sherman letter
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Identifier: MSS 7713
Scope and Contents
The William T. Sherman letter is addressed to Francis Amasa Walker and is dated August 20, 1874. At the time of the writing, Sherman was the Commander-in-Chief of the US Army. Sherman expresses his views on the topic of a book, and adds comments on the Mormon problem-suggesting that both Mormons and Indians must be assimilated into American society to survive the consequences of the westward movement.
Dates: 1874 August 20