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Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, December 1879
December 18, 1879

Richard H. Pratt requests a six-month supply of various blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original...

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Special Estimate for Stationary, December 1879
December 23, 1879

Richard H. Pratt transmits a "Special" Estimate for Stationary form for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1880. 

Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "Letters Received...

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Invoice for Stationary, January 1880
January 8-10, 1880

Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra A. Hayt sends Lieutenant Richard H. Pratt a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior. Pratt acknowledges the receipt of the stationary.

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Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1880
March 16, 1880

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1880 amounting to $11,350 for areas covering subsistence, employee pay, repairs, clothing, mechanical industries, supplies, and contingencies.

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Parker Farm Lease
February 4, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a the lease and contract for the Parker Farm. The lease and contract stipulate how the Government will farm under the lease.

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Hampton Institute and the Carlisle Indian School
April 28, 1886 - January 11, 1888

T. S. Childs makes a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on Carlisle Indian School and the Indian Training School at the Hampton Institute. Childs report was prompted by complaints made against the Hampton Institute related to the health and discipline of students. Childs report focuses...

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War Department Orders Sending Prisoners to Alabama and Carlisle
May 10, 1888

War Department orders directing Geronimo and other prisoners be sent from Fort Barrancas, Florida to Mount Vernon Barracks, Alabama in addition to sending certain youths to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Proposals for New Construction of a New School Building
July 5, 1888 - July 21, 1888

A. B. Upshaw, Acting Commissioner of the Office of Indian Affairs, forwards a copy of the proposal of Andrew Wetzel as well as Samuel Wetzel for the construction of a new building at the Carlisle Indian School. The Acting Secretary of the Interior H. L. Muldrew approves the contract if there are...

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Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Food and Supplies
November 26, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various food supplies along with scarlet braid and cord. Pratt encloses form used to advertise the contracts.

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Recommendation to Appoint Carrie Morse to Fill Teaching Vacancy
January 28, 1889 - February 28, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the resignation of Mabel Crane as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School as well as the application and his recommendation of Carrie E. Morse to fill the vacancy. Pratt notes that in addition to her recommendations he has sought out personal letters from the places...

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Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees and Applications, July 1889
June 24 - July 11, 1889

Captain Richard Henry Pratt submits a report that lists all of the employees at the school to start the 1889-1890 fiscal year (A. J. Standing, S. H. Gould, C. H. Hepburn, E. L. Fisher, Emma A. Cutter, M. E. B. Phillips, Lizzie A. Shears, Mary H. Cook, Anna L. Hamston, Fanny G. Paul, Bertha V....

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Applications for Teaching Positions from Lydia Hunt and Anna Lukenbach
August 10, 1889 - August 19, 1889

Thomas Jefferson Morgan, Commissioner of the Office of Indian Affairs, forwards the applications and references of Lydia Hunt and Anna Lukenbach for positions as teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees and Application, February 1890
September 29, 1889 - February 11, 1890

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists a new employee (Clara C. McAdam) and those who have changed positions (T. W. Potter and Fisk Goodyear). This report includes personal information about each employee. Pratt also sends McAdam's application for a position as a teacher, including...

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System of Savings for Carlisle Indian School Students
December 16, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter which enclosed a letter from W. B. Backus, Superintendent of the Genoa School, in reference to a system of savings for students. Pratt notes that he believes he fills the place of a parent for the students at the Carlisle Indian...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Requisition for Stationery, February 1890
February 18, 1890

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests articles of stationery used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

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Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, February 1890
February 25, 1890

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

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Dorchester Inspection Report of Albuquerque and Returned Carlisle Students
April 21, 1890 - September 9, 1890

Daniel Dorchester, Superintendent of Indian Schools, returns documents related to returned Carlisle Indian School students. The documents mainly relate to the Albuquerque Indian School and an inspection that Dorchester conducted of the School that covers nearly all aspects of the school.

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Forwards Applications and Recommendations for Two Teachers
March 29, 1890 - July 14, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards applications and recommendations for Lillie Woolston and Jennie Cochran for positions as teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, July 1890
July 19, 1890

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

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Supplemental Requisition for Stationery, August 1890
August 4, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a supplemental request for stationery used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1891.

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Eleventh Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School
November 3, 1890

The Eleventh Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt provides a history of the school from his days as the Captain of the 10th Calvary. Pratt then details the educational mission of the school as providing a basic knowledge of the English language along with teaching...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
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Question Regarding Agreement Covering Allowance of Chester Cornelius to Attend College
February 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs from Clement C. Gaines, President of the Eastman Business College, and a contract between him and Chester P. Cornelius. Gaines states that he likely filled out the contract incorrectly which would have provided Cornelius an...

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Pratt Forwards Requisition for Stationery, Fiscal Year 1891-1892
April 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a requisition for stationery for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 1892.

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Requisition for Blanks and Blank Books, July 1891
July 3, 1891

Captain Richard H. Pratt requests a six-month supply of two dozen different blank administrative forms used by the United States Indian Affairs division of the Department of the Interior.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Annual Report of the Carlisle Indian School, 1891
September 1, 1891

Third annual report of the Carlisle Indian School providing statistics of the number of students from various nations during the school year. Pratt claims that the per capita cost at Carlisle is lesser than at other schools while also highlighting the cost of Carlisle as a tool for greater...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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