Letters/Correspondence

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Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Jemison Scanadore
March 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request of Joseph Scanadore for the return of his son Jemison Scanadore. Pratt provides Jemison's history at the Carlisle Indian School since his transfer from Martinsburg and ends by noting that he ran away from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letter Regarding Ralph Eagle Feather
March 5, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning Ralph Eagle Feather. Pratt provides the history of Eagle Feather and notes that he would be quite willing to find Eagle Feather farm employment but that if he is willing to leave the reservation he would be able to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office Encourage Apache Students to Remain at Carlisle
March 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Office of Indian Affairs send a letter to a group of San Carlos Apache encouraging them to remain at the Carlisle Indian School in order to complete the grammar grades. Pratt cites that the students desire to go home but that with Arizona passing a law...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Add Riverside Instruction Frame to List of Books
March 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt asks to add Riverside Instruction Frame to the list of books and school materials required. Pratt notes that his principal teacher believes the book is adapted for use in the School's Primary departments.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Unpaid Annuity Money due Pawnee Students
March 31, 1891

Inquiry by Richard Henry Pratt at the request of Pawnee students at the Carlisle Indian School into unpaid annuity money.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1891
April 3, 1891

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1891 amounting to $18,485.53 for support of the school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Scanadore Requests Pratt Remit Son's Bank Account to Him
April 6, 1891 - June 10, 1891

Joseph Scanadore requests the Office of Indian Affairs instruct Richard Henry Pratt to remit him the remaining money held in his son Jemison's account at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, March 1891
April 6, 1891

C. R. Dixon the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for March 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Postponement of Commencement Exercises Due to Measles Outbreak
April 10, 1891

Notice that the commencement exercises for the 1891 graduating class will be postponed until June due to an outbreak of measles on the campus. Richard Henry Pratt predicates that with the 16 cases among students and six cases among children of employees that it will take six months to overcome...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwarding Expense Report Related to Death of John W. Pipe
April 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards an account of expenses related to Alfred John Standing in attending to the funeral of John W. Pipe who died while on outing. Also included in the report are expenses related to Pipe's sickness, death, and burial.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Make Money Available for William F. Campbell
April 17, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has received a letter from William F. Campbell regarding the assistance promised him by Office of Indian Affairs to allow him to attend the Law School at the University of Minnesota. Pratt notes that a contract was drawn up...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Expense Voucher Related to John W. Pipe
April 20, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt returns voucher of Alfred John Standing for $145.95 covering expenses incurred from the sickness and burial of John W. Pipe.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Asks for Ways to Bring Students from the Western Shoshone Agency
April 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received requests from Dr. Carlos Montezuma and the Western Shoshone Agency Agent to enroll five students from that Agency. Pratt writes that his transportation costs for the year are minimal and asks if it possible to use...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Three Students from the Sisseton Agency School
April 22, 1891

J. H. Meteer, Superintendent of the Sisseton Agency School, requests to transfer three students to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Henry Keoke
April 30, 1891 - July 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request to return Henry Keoke to his home. Pratt provides Keoke's history at the Carlisle Indian School as well as his last letter to Keoke informing him that as he decided to go out on outing he needs to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, April 1891
May 1, 1891

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for April 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Return James Wolf
May 12, 1891 - July 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding requests for the return home of James Wolf. Pratt notes that due to Wolf's health he should remain at Carlisle for his full term in order to take full advantage of his education. Pratt includes letters sent to the Agency...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of William Good Thunder
May 18, 1891

Andrew Good Thunder requests the return of his grandson from the Carlisle Indian School. Good Thunder notes that he is getting older and would like his grandson to help him work for him. Good Thunder concludes by saying that he will pay the return fare.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Harvey Townsend Requests to be Transferred to Carlisle
May 22, 1891 - June 8, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from a former student Harvey Townsend asking to be transferred from the Albuquerque School to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that when Townsend left Carlisle he indicated he would return but ended up at Albuquerque. Pratt asks that Townsend's...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return William Good Thunder
May 23, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Andrew Good Thunder for the return of his grandson William Good Thunder. Pratt notes that he receives a number of applications of this kind that are false but that he would be willing to return Good Thunder if the Office advises him too.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plans and Specifications for Addition to Girls Building
May 27, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards sends plans and specifications for adding on to the girls dormitory due to only receiving half of the appropriation for the building. Pratt also discusses the need for the new building in order to eliminate crowding. Included are seven enclosures including blueprints...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Cover Expenses Incurred in Treating Johnson Spencer
June 6, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards voucher covering the cost of treating Johnson Spencer while on outing from an attack of pneumonia.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, May 1891
June 8, 1891

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for May 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Industrial Tin Smith Training for Wah-go-osh
June 11, 1891 - June 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from Henry M. Rice who discusses placing a Mille Lac Nation member in an industrial training program. Rice indicates that Wah-go-osh is quite adept at the tin smith trade but has had no formal training and would...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Pine Ridge Agency, 1891
June 12-20, 1891

These materials include telegrams and a descriptive statement of students regarding 3 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency of South Dakota. The telegrams indicate that Carlisle's superintendent, Richard Henry Pratt, travelled to Pine Ridge to select students...

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

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