Letters/Correspondence

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Omitted Circular and Inquiry on Assault on Returned Student
October 13, 1883

Samuel Jeanes writes regarding an omitted circular from an enclosure which Jeanes asks to be resent from the Indian Affairs Office. In a post script Jeanes documents that he has been informed that a student from Carlisle who was being returned to the Great Nemaha Agency was assaulted by a...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Winnebago Children at Carlisle and Hampton
October 15, 1883

Alice C. Fletcher asks for permission to send Winnebago children to be educated at the Carlisle Indian School and the Hampton Institute.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Crow Agency Request to Alter Delegation
October 22, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an inquiry from H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, regarding a request to alter the composition of the delegation to be sent to Carlisle. Pratt notes that because of the greater expense of transporting students from the Crow Agency that it is...

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Proposal to Bring Apache Students to Carlisle
November 1, 1883 - November 16, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Emmet Crawford, Captain 3rd Cavalry, regarding sending students to the Carlisle Indian School from the Tonto, San Carlos, Yuma, and Mojave bands of the Apache Nation. In addition to the students Crawford proposes sending a chief from each band in order...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Transport Students from the Rosebud Agency
November 1, 1883

J. R. Buchanan, General Passenger Agent for the Missouri Valley, on a proposal by Richard Henry Pratt to move over one hundred children from the Rosebud Agency to Chamberlain. Buchanan notes that this will be hard on the passengers and instead proposes using the Missouri Valley Road which is...

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Transportation of Crow Students to Carlisle
November 10, 1883

H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, requests authority for transportation for six boys, seven girls, and one escort to Carlisle.

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Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Crow Agency, November 1883
November 13-23, 1883

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 11 children transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Crow Agency in Montana.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up on Difficulties in Recruiting Students from Rosebud Agency
November 13, 1883 - November 25, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from James G. Wright, U.S. Indian Agent for the Rosebud Agency, regarding his previous letter concerning the actions of Father M. Wright.

In addition, there is a letter from A. R. Z. Dawson, the U.S. Commander of the 2nd District of Dakota...

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Notice of 11 Crow Children Sent to Carlisle
November 13, 1883

H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, reports that he has sent 11 students to Carlisle due to some refusing to go at the last minute. He further notes that the Agency physician was not able to make an examination but he believes all are physically sound.

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Pratt Reports on His Arrival Back from Recruiting Students
November 14, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt reports on his arrival back to the Carlisle Indian School with 60 students. He notes that with the 88 students on outing the school has a total of 424 students. He requests written authority to bring additional students from Indian Territory and the Dakotas.

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Request for Help in Returning Grandfather of Ralph Eagle Feather
November 21, 1883 - November 27, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from former Carlisle Indian School student Ralph Eagle Feather regarding his grandfather who left the Rosebud Agency under the care of a former U.S. Indian Agent. Eagle Feather requests help in returning his grandfather to the Agency as they have...

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Request to Return Students During the 1883 Fiscal Year
November 23, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for the expenses of all students whose terms of enrollment expire and ill health during the remainder of the 1883 fiscal year.

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Arrangements to Transport San Carlos Children with Fort Union Children
November 26, 1883

J. M. Haworth reports that arrangements might be made to allow for the San Carlos students to be sent with the Fort Union students to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Pratt Objects to Agent Spending His Appropriation
December 1, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt objects to U.S. Indian Agent Wilcox spending his appropriation unless he can do so more economically.

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Request to Return Onondaga Nation Students
December 1, 1883 - February 7, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request for the return of Onondaga children currently enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt provides context to the request for the return of the children and determines that it might be best to return the students at their parents expense.

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Pratt Further Objects to Apache Indian Agent Spending His Appropriation
December 6, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt provides further discussion related to his telegraph objecting to U.S. Indian Agent Wilcox spending his appropriation money in transporting students from the Apache Nation to Carlisle. Pratt indicates that he had negotiated with the General Passenger and Ticket Agent to spend...

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Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, December 11, 1883
December 11, 1883

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew with an update on the school and the rising number of students. He also writes about his desire to find benefactors interested in creating a new Indian industrial school to accommodate more students. This letter is part of a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Request for Employee in Charge of the Outing Program
December 11, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests a position to be placed in charge of the outing program at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that he has been hesitant to fill this position in order to save money but the increase in outings has now meant the position is now unable to be filled by other staff...

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Letter from Richard H. Pratt to Cornelius R. Agnew, December 22, 1883
December 22, 1883

Superintendent Richard Henry Pratt writes to Doctor Cornelius Rea Agnew thanking him for his "practical interest" in the school in regards to the arrival of two calves for the school farm. Pratt also mentions the illness of over sixty students to "a thorough seige of the mumps." This letter is...

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Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Inquiry into Enrolling Fort Union Children at Carlisle
December 25, 1883

J. M. Haworth, Interpreter, follows up on his telegram asking about sending the children of the prisoners of Fort Union, New Mexico to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transfer of Five Students to the Genoa School
December 26, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter he has received from the Superintendent of the Genoa School to transfer five students to Genoa when the school opens in February 1884. Pratt states that while he is willing to send the students he does not believe the...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
White Eagle Requests a Wagon and Harness from Carlisle
December 27, 1883

White Eagle requests that Richard Henry Pratt request from Washington D.C. a spring wagon and harness from the Carlisle Indian School. White Eagle also discusses sending more children from the Ponca Agency and returning his son Frank Eagle back to Carlisle.

Richard Henry Pratt forwards...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Case for Suffield
1884

Special Case for Suffield

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lincoln Institute Transfer and Reimbursement
January 2, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Lincoln Institute wants 27 students. He also asks if there is any trouble with the reimbursement to his funds that separate vouchers be taken for the Lincoln Institute for those from Arizona which would cover orders from June.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruiting Students in Among the Apache and Pueblo Agencies
January 12, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs telegraph that he has sent the school physician Obadiah G. Given to recruit students among the Pueblos and Apaches. He also details arrangements he has made with the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad company.

Pratt then...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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