Letters/Correspondence

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Inquiry into Orders for Howard Logan
December 12, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt asks for information regarding Howard Logan. Pratt notes that Logan has been waiting for orders from Professor Rich to join him at Fort McDowell. Pratt indicates that Logan needs to be transferred due to his health and that he is a bright individual.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Allowance for Chester Cornelius to Attend Commercial School
December 18, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt discusses the case of Chester Cornelius with the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt notes that Cornelius purchased a section of land under the Severalty Act with the intention of renting it out to support himself as he enrolled in a Commercial School in Poughkeepsie, New York....

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Return Maggie and Frank Keiser
December 20, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from the father of Maggie and Frank Keiser to return home. Pratt notes that he has already informed their father that the students can return home at his expense.

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Request for Postage for Sending Letters and Report Cards to Parents
December 23, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests additional funding in order to pay postage for sending letters from students as well as their report cards to their parents. Pratt notes that Agents and Postmasters have not in some cases delivered the letters when sent under frank.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, December 1890
January 6, 1891

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for December 1890.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Objects to Inputs for the 1890 Annual Report
January 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes personally to Thomas J. Morgan to object to the method used to calcuate the costs in educating students at the various Indian Schools. Pratt notes that in the 1890 Annual Report all costs for Carlisle were represented while other schools did not have certain costs...

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Response to Request to Enroll Children of Sophia Lacey
January 24, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Sophia Lacey to enroll her children at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that if the children are eligible then he would be glad to enroll them as well as arrange transportation. Pratt further...

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Travel and Expenses of Rev. Emmegahbou and Rev. Wright
January 26, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding the travel expenses of Reverend J. J. Emmegahbou and Reverend Charles Wright. Pratt notes that he furnished a return ticket for Emmegahbou from Carlisle to White Earth and incidental expenses but did not pay for the expenses...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William F. Campbell Indicates He Has Not Heard from Department
January 28, 1891 - February 2, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from William F. Campbell regarding the government providing an allowance for him to attend Law School. Campbell notes that he has not heard from the Department and assumes that the allowance was not approved. In addition, Campbell recounts a ghost dance on...

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Request for Sioux Party to Visit Carlisle
January 31, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Sioux Party currently in Washington D.C. be allowed to visit the Carlisle Indian School. If this is not possible then Pratt asks that nine students be allowed to visit Washington at their own expense.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt's Comments on Proposed List of Books for Indian Schools
February 4, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt provides comments to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the various textbooks and education curriculum at the Carlisle Indian School and how it relates to the proposal of the Office for Indian Schools.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, January 1891
February 9, 1891

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into When Sioux Chiefs Will Visit Carlisle in 1891
February 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt inquiries when the Sioux Chiefs will visit the Carlisle Indian School as there are a dozen students on outing who would like to meet them.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Request to Return Lydia Flint to her Home
February 12, 1891 - March 28, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from Levi Flint concerning his daughter Lydia Flint a student at the Carlisle Indian School. Levi asks that the Government return his daughter to her home due to her having already spent three years at...

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Question Regarding Agreement Covering Allowance of Chester Cornelius to Attend College
February 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs from Clement C. Gaines, President of the Eastman Business College, and a contract between him and Chester P. Cornelius. Gaines states that he likely filled out the contract incorrectly which would have provided Cornelius an...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase Lens Test Kit for Glasses
February 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to purchase a test set of lenses due to an increase in poor eyesight among students resulting from Grippe. Pratt notes that after a trial of the lens test kit over several weeks he is now satisfied that it is successful and will ultimately save students...

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Inquiry into Whether Recommendation of Howard Logan is Approved
February 16, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt seeks information on whether Professor Rich's recommendation of Howard Logan is approved. Pratt notes that Logan wants to know before starting.

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Opposition of Sending Apache Students to Carlisle
February 18, 1891 - February 23, 1891

John Noble, Secretary of the Interior, forwards a letter from Redfield Proctor, Secretary of War, regarding opposition to sending Apache students currently being held at the Mount Vernon Barracks in Alabama to the Carlisle Indian School to the Office of Indian Affairs.

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Joseph Scanadore Requests Return Home of His Son Jemison
February 21, 1891

Joseph Scanadore requests the return of his son Jemison Scanadore from the Carlisle Indian School. Scanadore indicates that his son has recently written him asking to return home and his letters to Richard Henry Pratt have gone unanswered. Scanadore further states that his son has been sent out...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Per Capita Cut and Opposition to Assimilation
February 28, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their telegram regarding the Senate Committee cutting annual per capita appropriation to $150. Pratt notes that his is ample and further reiterates his beliefs in opposing the establishment of a public school system on...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Garcia Writes Regarding his Education at Carlisle
March 1, 1891

James Garcia writes to John Noble, the Secretary of the Interior, regarding his education at the Carlisle Indian School and the outing program.

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Pratt Responds to BIA Policy Change Regarding Student Recruitment
March 3, 1891 - March 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Henry A. Kennerly regarding an order from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that discouraged the transfer of mixed blood students to Carlisle. Kennerly notes that unless this order is modified he could not come up with a party of students.

Pratt...

Format: 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

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