Letters/Correspondence

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Question regarding Authority to Purchase Tents
August 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt inquires if he has authority to purchase tents as he informs the Office of Indian Affairs he has not received a letter confirming their telegram of June 24, 1880.

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Death of Sioux Student John Renville
August 10, 1880

J. S. Bender reports the death of Sioux student John Renville from typhus. Richard Henry Pratt forwards Bender's letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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Request to Purchase Materials to Build a Hose Carriage
August 10, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests to spend $50 on material to build a hose carriage.

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Need for Spotted Tail to Pay for Transportation to Return his Children to Carlisle
August 11, 1880

Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz informs Assistant Secretary of the Interior A. Bell that, if Spotted Tail wants to return his children to the Carlisle Indian School, he has to do it at his own expense. Schurz continues on to write about matters unrelated to Carlisle.

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Request for Funds to Manufacture Clothing
August 13, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests to spend $1,000 on material for clothing and its manufacture for students.

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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 Henry Pratt's Application for Leave of Absence
August 24, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Commissioner of Indian Affairs approve a two-week long leave of absence.

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Request to Purchase Special Food Supplies for Sick Students
August 27, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests to spend $90 on the purchase of butter, milk, eggs, and fruit for sick students and the "general health of the school."

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Attention Called to Request for Funds to Manufacture Clothing
August 28, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt calls attention to his request for $1,000 to purchase supplies to manufacture clothing.

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Request to Purchase 400 Tons of Coal
August 28, 1880

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

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Answers to Exceptions to Returns, September 1880
September 3, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a series of exceptions made to his Returns.

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Decision to Fire School Physician Dr. J. S. Bender
September 4, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs school physician Dr. J. S. Bender that he will be fired at the end of the month unless he quits sooner. Pratt provides multiple reasons for his decision, including that almost every student sent to the school hospital dies or is sent home and that Bender did not...

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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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Requests to Hire Help for Pratt's Office and Clerk
September 5, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he needs assistance in his office and requests that Alice M. Robertson of the Tallahassee Mission School be transferred to the Carlisle Indian School to help Pratt and his clerk.

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Report of Irregular Employees, July 1880
September 7, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt transmits his Report of Irregular Employees for July 1880.

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School Physician's Rebuttal to Pratt's Claims Against Him
September 7, 1880

Dr. J. S. Bender responds to Richard Henry Pratt's letter relieving him of his duties as school physician. In his response, Bender explains and defends himself against the claims that Pratt makes about him. Pratt forwards Bender's letter to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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Request to Visit Philadelphia and Washington, D. C.
September 8, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt asks Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs E. M. Marble for permission to accompany a party to Philadelphia and Washington, D. C. on business related to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Report of Irregular Employees, August 1880
September 9, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt transmits his Report of Irregular Employees for August 1880.

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