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Request Funds for Contingent Expenses, First Quarter 1880
August 13, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for the school's contingent expenses in the current quarter, which he estimates to be $1,280.

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Request to Purchase Beef and Flour
August 13, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests to spend $2,125 on beef and flour for students.

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Request to Purchase Food for Student Health, 1880-1881 Fiscal Year
August 14, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase fruits, butter, eggs, milk, and berries for students' health during the 1881 fiscal year.

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Request to Send Four Sick Students Home
August 17, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to send four sick students home to Indian Territory and funding for their escort, B. S. Reynolds. The four students, who have all been examined by the school physician and Office of Indian Affairs representative Dr. Kellogg, are Samuel Kahton (Ponca), Beau...

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Request to Teach Two former Florida Prisoners
August 18, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt states that Bishop Huntingdon of New York is teaching four former Florida prisoners but would like to send two to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt asks the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to grant Huntingdon's request.

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Return of John and Nancy Renville
August 18, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Sisseton Sioux Chief Gabriel Renville has arrived at the Carlisle Indian School to return his son John, who has died of typhus, home to be buried. Pratt is granting Renville's request to bring his daughter Nancy home with the...

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Return of Three Sick Sioux Students
August 21, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he is sending Pine Ridge Sioux students Henry Thigh, Nathan, and Andrew home, escorted by Reverend Robinson, immediately because their health is so poor that they may die at the school before the Commissioner approves their...

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Special Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1880
August 23, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form amounting to $2,220 for areas covering shops, supplies, repairs, and traveling expenses.

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Richard H. Pratt's Application for Leave of Absence
August 24, 1880

Lieutenant in Charge Richard H. Pratt requests that the Commissioner of Indian Affairs approve a two-week long leave of absence.

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Request to Purchase 400 Tons of Coal
August 28, 1880

Lieutenant Richard H. Pratt requests to add a $1,980 purchase of four hundred tons of coal to his "special" estimate of funds.

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Leave of Absence Request for Richard H. Pratt
September 4, 1880

Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs O. Marble asks that Lieutenant Richard H. Pratt's request for a 14 day leave of absence be granted.

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Report of Irregular Employees, July 1880
September 7, 1880

Lieutenant in Charge Richard H. Pratt transmits his Report of Irregular Employees for July 1880.

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Report of Irregular Employees, August 1880
September 9, 1880

Lieutenant in Charge Richard H. Pratt transmits his Report of Irregular Employees for August 1880.

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Request to Hire Dr. Hepburn as School Physician
September 17, 1880

Lieutenant Richard H. Pratt requests to hire Dr. C. H. Hepburn as the Carlisle Indian School physician at $900 per year. Hepburn will exclusively treat students and employees, live on campus, and deliver weekly health lectures to the students.

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Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1880
September 18, 1880

Estimate of Funds for the fourth quarter of 1880 amounting to $1,880 for beef and flour, $1,000 for clothing and material to manufacture clothing, and $700 for fuel, stamps, water, and other contingencies.

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Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1880 (Report)
September 18, 1880

Estimate of Funds for the fourth quarter of 1880 amounting to $9,180 for subsistence, employee pay, clothing, repairs, and contingencies.

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Cash and Property Accounts, June 1880
September 27, 1880

Lieutenant in Charge Richard H. Pratt lists the cash and property accounts for the quarter ending June 30, 1880 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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Requisition for Stationary, October 1880
October 2, 1880

Lieutenant in Charge Richard H. Pratt requests 50 blank Bills of Lading and 50 blank Invoice forms.

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Request to Recruit Students from the Sisseton, Green Bay, and Lapointe Agencies
October 8, 1880

Lieutenant in Charge Richard H. Pratt requests authority to travel to the Sisseton, Green Bay, and La Pointe agencies in order to recruit 25 new students. As he would like more than half to be girls, he also requests to bring a female assistant on the trip.

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Report of Irregular Employees, September 1880
October 13, 1880

Lieutenant in Charge Richard H. Pratt transmits his Report of Irregular Employees for September 1880.

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Recruiting Students in the Sisseton, Green Bay, and Lapointe Agencies
October 14, 1880

Lieutenant in Charge Richard H. Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he will be absent from the school from October 14 to November 6, 1880 to recruit students from the Sisseton, Green Bay, and La Pointe agencies. While absent, A. J. Standing will serve as Acting Superintendent...

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Request to Attend Natural History Event
October 14, 1880

Lieutenant Richard H. Pratt requests $40 to allow all the Carlisle Indian School's staff, teachers, and students to visit Cooper and Bailey's Menagerie "collection of animals" in Carlisle. Pratt believes the event will help educate the students about natural history.

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Request to Recruit Students with a Female Assistant
October 17, 1880

Lieutenant in Charge Richard H. Pratt asks if he has authority to bring a female assistant on his trip to recruit new students and requests a book of subvoucher blanks.

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Process of Securing Southwestern Indian Students for the Carlisle Indian School
October 20, 1880

Sheldon Jackson informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he's glad that the Carlisle Indian School accepted 10 more Pueblos, one Pima, and one student from the Mescalero Agency. Because the school cannot secure 50 Utes this season, Jackson asks if he can take 6 from the Mescalero Agency,...

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Issues with Transporting Goods to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency
October 22, 1880

Superintendent of Warehouse Frank D. Karr informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the Acting Superintendent of Carlisle Indian School requested him to arrange the transportation of the school's goods to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Agency in Indian Territory via a transportation contractor...

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