Letters/Correspondence

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Request of Richard G. Robe to Return Home
November 6, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt returns the letter of Richard G. Robe who requested from the Office of Indian Affairs to be returned home. Pratt refers to an Office of Indian Affairs letter that indicates students who arrived in the middle of a school year should stay the full school year. Pratt notes that...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Three Students from Grand Junction to Carlisle
November 17, 1888

Thomas H. Breen, Superintendent of the Grand Junction Indian School, requests to transfer Joseph Morgan, Joseph Banks, and Sam Morgan to the Carlisle Indian School. Breen notes that the students came to Grand Junction under the belief that they could learn an industrial trade; however, Grand...

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Request to Enroll a Group of Sac and Fox Students
November 19, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has just received a letter from the Sac and Fox Agency requesting to enroll 10 or 12 students. The Agency asks simply that the students be allowed to return to their homes for vacation after two or three years before returning to...

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Supplementary Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1889
November 19, 1888

Supplementary estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1889 amounting to $2,433.00 for support of the school and stock cattle.  

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Tickets for Travel of Sac and Fox Agency Students to Carlisle
November 24, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that Givens party from the Sac and Fox Agency failed to report and ten tickets were not used. The thirteen tickets that were asked for are to include these ten.

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Recruiting Students at the Crow Agency
November 26, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Office letter to William P. Campbell at the Crow Agency does not provide him authority to recruit students from the Agency school. Campbell does state that many of the pupils and their parents are willing to have children enrolled...

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Recommendation for John D. Miles to be Appointed Superintendent of Haskell
December 8, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation for John D. Miles to fill the position of Superintendent of the Haskell Institute. Pratt writes that Miles had the best schools of any Agency he dealt with and that Miles would be the best man for the job. Pratt ends by noting that only someone who...

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Pratt Replies to Office Circular Letter Related to Securing Pupils for Training Schools
December 11, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt replies to Office of Indian Affairs circular number 21 in regards to securing pupils for the large circular industrial schools. Pratt provides his opinion on the eligibility of students for enrollment at Indian Training Schools as well as the view that the transfer should be...

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Cover Letter for Pupils Transferred from Bancroft, NE
December 28, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt provides a cover letter in response to an Office Letter regarding to pupils transported from Bancroft, Nebraska to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that four students arrived on October 28, 1888, six on November 28, 1888, and two on December 2, 1888. Pratt also...

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Pratt Responds to Office Objection Regarding Staff Appointment
December 28, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt refers to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his approval of the nomination of Miss Aspell. Pratt notes that she was appointed to an original vacancy so the Office's objection was not applicable. Pratt further discusses the position of his farmer as not being...

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Reply to Office Letter Concerning Lizzie Hill
December 29, 1888

H. D. Gallagher, U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Lizzie Hill. Gallagher states that Hill was transferred to the Carlisle Indian School and that the school is the perfect place for her at the moment.

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Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1889
January 1, 1889

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1889 amounting to $8,676.85 for support of the school, $7,705.00 of which is for regular employee pay. 

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Report on the Work of Anne S. Ely, Outing Agent
January 7, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the responsibilities of Anne S. Ely, Agent for Outing Pupils at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt indicates that Ely oversees all aspects of the Outing program including corresponding with the students and patrons as...

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Request to Enroll Little Bear
January 8, 1889

A. G. Miller requests the Office of Indian Affairs provide an order to Richard Henry Pratt to enroll Little Bear at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt had informed him that he could only enroll Little Bear with an order from the Office.

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Proposal to Have a Group of Navajo Students Enroll at Carlisle
January 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides his recommendations on securing a party of Navajo students for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt indicates that the Agent should attempt to gather 50 students with a minimum of one-third of the party being girls and to have no students under the age of 12. When the...

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Response to Request to Enroll Little Bear
January 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by A. G. Miller to enroll Little Bear. Pratt notes that his school physician examined Little Bear when he visited the school with his parents. Pratt ends by saying that he notified Miller that Carlisle will...

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Student Recruitment in the Navajo Agency and Request to Visit the East
January 25, 1889

C. E. Vandever, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agent, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs telegram to have him secure 50 Navajo students for the Carlisle Indian School. Vandever notes that it is difficult to secure Navajo students in normal times but at present the snow makes travel...

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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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Request to Return Mark Penoi Home
January 28, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Mark Penoi to his home in Laguna, New Mexico due to the death of his parents. Pratt states that officials from Laguna have requested his return in order to look over his family's property and the children who depend on it.

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Request to Return Zippa Metoxen Home
February 4, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Zippa Metoxen to her home due to the health of her parents and be provided with transportation for her to De Pere, Wisconsin.

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Request to Enroll Party of Piegan Students at Carlisle
February 25, 1889 - March 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Almon B. Coe, Superintendent of the Blackfeet Schools, to have a party of students from his school enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt in his note to the Office of Indian Affairs states that he would be willing to take a party of students from...

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Charles Wheelock Requests to be Returned Home
March 7, 1889 - March 22, 1889

Charles D. Wheelock informs Richard Henry Pratt that his father is retiring as a farmer and has offered him the option to take over his farm. Wheelock notes that to accept would require him to leave Carlisle early. Pratt in forwarding the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs notes that...

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Request to Enroll Six Nez Perce Students at Carlisle
March 18, 1889 - March 26, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from H. Heth, Special Agent in Charge of the Nez Perce Agency, to enroll 6 boys from that agency in the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that in his letter to the Office of Indian Affairs that he would be willing to accept the students as long they were...

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Request for Blackfeet Students to Enroll at Carlisle
March 22, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from M. D. Baldwin, U.S. Indian Agent for the Blackfeet Agency, regarding a request from Baldwin for students from the Blackfeet Agency to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Request to Return Four Students from Pine Ridge to Their Home in 1889
March 22, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return four students from the Pine Ridge Agency due to health and character. He notes that the school physician has diagnosed three students with scrofula and incipient consumption. Pratt asks that he be provided with four tickets from Carlisle to...

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