Letters/Correspondence

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Pratt Informs Office of Upcoming Recruiting Trip to Pine Ridge
June 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is leaving for the Pine Ridge Agency to recruit students for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt requests that the Office inform the Agent to forward students from schools and to give assistance.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Assistance in Recruiting Pine Ridge Students
June 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his telegraph earlier in the day to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding his recruiting trip to the Pine Ridge Agency. Pratt notes that Agencies have a tendency to hold back students due to opening up of camp schools. As a result, Pratt asks for a more...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Delay in Sending Sisseton Students to Carlisle
June 15, 1891 - June 27, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from J. H. Mateer, Superintendent of the Sisseton Indian Industrial Boarding School regarding three girls who had requested to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Mateer claims that the students now desire to wait until they receive their extra...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwarding Freight Bills and Correspondence Regarding Brooms from Genoa
June 26, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt transmits freight bills for brooms received from the Genoa School and letters from L. C. Slavens relative to the brooms and asks for instructions.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fort Lapwai Students Should Start for Carlisle at Once
June 29, 1891

Superintendent McConville of the Fort Lapwai School informs the Office of Indian Affairs that five boys and three girls will see their parents on July 4, 1891. And that the children should start at once for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Henry Keoke
June 29, 1891

Thomas J. Quinn informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he wants his nephew Henry Keoke returned home from the Carlisle Indian School. Quinn notes that Keoke has spent six years at the School while his term was only for five years and as a result he has sent him money to return home if he is...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Three Pawnee Students Desire to Transfer to Carlisle
June 29, 1891

The Superintendent of the Pawnee School informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that three Pawnee students desire to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Recruiting Oneida Students and other Matters
June 30, 1891 - July 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs on a number of matters including the continued employment of Alfred John Standing, revisions to the Civil Service Code, and enrolling Dennison Wheelock at Dickinson College. In addition, Pratt forwards a letter of William P. Campbell...

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

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Add Additional Wing to School Hospital
July 6, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt cites the epidemic of measles and following pneumonia that caused the hospital to become overcrowded. Included in the correspondence is plans to add an additional wing to the present hospital for $1000 in material and labor.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
C. R. Dixon Inquires About Parameters of Report on Care of Sick
July 7, 1891

C. R. Dixon, Carlisle Indian School Physician, requests additional information from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on a request he made for Dixon and Alice Seabrook to write up a report on the care of the sick. Dixon inquires about the parameters of the report and what format it will...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Acknowledgement of Receipt of Various Contracts
July 9, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges receipt of an Office of Indian Affairs letter inclosing contracts between various individuals.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1892
July 11, 1891

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1892 amounting to $54,367.65 for support of the school, transportation of Indian supplies, and stock cattle.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Authority to Pay for Freight Shipping
July 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay for freight shipment of articles manufactured at the Carlisle Indian School and shipped to various Indian Agencies. In addition, Pratt requests authority to pay for freight shipment on articles shipped by the Department for the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Expenses for Transportation of Students
July 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests $3000 for the fiscal year in order to pay for travel and incidental expenses in the transportation of students from Carlisle to their homes and brining students to the school.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Funding to Visit Pupils on the Outing Program
July 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests $400 for expenses incurred during the current fiscal year in traveling to visit pupils on the outing program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Joe Harris as Assistant Printer
July 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ a Carlisle Indian School graduate from 1889, Joe Harris, as an Assistant Printer at $240 a year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Lily Huff
July 11, 1891

Josiah Baird requests the return of his wife Lily Huff from the Carlisle Indian School. Baird claims that Lily was sent to the school by her father and that she has been influenced to make false claims to Richard Henry Pratt to keep her at the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Response to Return Lily Huff to her Husband
July 12, 1891 - July 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter by Nicholas Huff regarding his daughter Lily Huff being enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt writes that he would not stand in the way of Lily being returned to her husband but that she should stay at Carlisle for a number of years before taking the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Account for Tickets Furnished for Transportation of Students
July 14, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards account of J. R. Wood, General Passenger Agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, for tickets furnished to escorts and pupils during the previous fiscal year.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Plans for Addition to Girls Building
July 16, 1891

Cover letter of Richard Henry Pratt detailing his transmission of plans and specifications for an addition to the girls buildings under contract with Andrew J. Wetzel.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Two Apache Students from Santa Fe to Carlisle
July 20, 1891

Elmore Chase recommends transferring two Apache students at his school to the Carlisle Indian School due to the fact that the Santa Fe School is going to draw entirely from female students from local Pueblo villages.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Cherokee Students at the Carlisle Indian School
August 4, 1891

Helen R. Duncan inquires from the Carlisle Indian School if a number of Cherokee students under her care can enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Duncan cites the desire of the students to enroll at an Industrial Training School in order to learn a trade.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Louise King
August 5, 1891

George King writes to the Office of Indian Affairs to request the return of his oldest daughter Louise King from the Carlisle Indian School. King states that his wife is very sick and he needs his daughter to help care for her.

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

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report of July 1891.

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

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