Letters/Correspondence

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Request to Return Four Crow Students
August 16, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return four Crow students who had various ailments upon their arrival to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transportation of Robert Stewart and Antoinette to Navajo Agency
August 16, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to pay for the expenses of transporting Robert Stewart and Antoinette Williams to the Navajo Agency in order to take positions as teachers.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruiting Students for the 1883-1884 School Year
August 18, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt discusses the number of students that Carlisle can carry for the upcoming school year in 1883. He declares that the school is currently has around 320 students enrolled and can carry over 400 which he proposes to acquire from traveling West in order to select certain students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Increase Number of Pueblo Students at Carlisle
August 25, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt notes that he has received a letter from the Superintendent of the Albuquerque School that Carlisle could receive an additional 50 pupils from the Pueblo Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Authority to Return Manuelito Chiquito
August 25, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return Manuelito Chiquito due to his father's requests as well as another student. Pratt notes that Manuelito Chiquito desires to discuss with his father the benefits of Carlisle and then return. Pratt believes that it is unlikely that he will return but...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Armstrong Request to Send Twelve Students to Carlisle
August 28, 1883

H. J. Armstrong, U.S. Indian Agent for the Crow Agency, notes he wants to send twelve students to the Carlisle Indian School but has to wait until his employees return from Little Big Horn.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Death of Gertrude Spotted Tail
September 5, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt reports on the death of Gertrude Spotted Tail while living in Andalusia, Pennsylvania with a Carlisle Indian School teacher during the summer. Pratt also notes the health and death differences between the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agency students.

Pratt concludes with a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delay in Returning Four Crow Students to Their Homes
September 10, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests delaying returning four students from the Crow Nation until the other party comes to Carlisle. He further requests that the return of the students does not come from the School's appropriation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Ill Students in 1883
September 10, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return a number of students to their homes due to ill health in addition to the students who are being returned due to the expiration of their terms.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, Third Quarter 1883
September 10, 1883

Special estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1883 amounting to $3,000 for transportation and traveling expenses of pupils returning to their Agencies as well as students being brought to Carlisle.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Allegations of Preventing Catholic Students from Attending Church
September 11, 1883 - September 15, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt responds to allegations from Henry M. Beadle, the editor of the Washington Catholic, that he prevents Catholic students at the Carlisle Indian School from attending the local Catholic Church in Carlisle. Pratt responds by noting his arrangement with Father Hickey regarding...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification on Enrolling Additional Students from the Pueblo Agency
September 15, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt seeks to clarify his earlier letter regarding enrolling additional students from the Pueblo Agency. He writes that he is satisfied with the current allotment of students from the Indian Territory and Dakota but could have additional students due to the success of the outing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Supplies, Regular Employee Pay, and Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1883
September 21, 1883

Richard H. Pratt requests funds for regular employee pay, and he encloses an estimate of supplies amounting to $1,050. He also sends an estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1883 amounting to $10,295.00 for support of the school. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Enrolling Four New Children from Nebraska
September 24, 1883 - October 8, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from S. M. Brosius regarding enrolling four students from Nebraska in addition to Lizzie Gamble.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Student Recruitment in the Fall of 1883
October 6, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt provides an update to the Secretary of the Interior on his recruitment of students for the Carlisle Indian School in the fall of 1883. Pratt notes that he can acquire some students from the Ponca and Nez Perce Agency, the Kiowa Agency, and the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Agencies...

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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...

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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...

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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...

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

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

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

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