Letters/Correspondence

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Recommendation for Lillian May Cornelius (#4158b) for Position as a Teacher
September 9, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding an application for appointment as a teacher on the Oneida reservation of Lillian May Cornelius. Pratt provides Cornelius history at Carlisle and notes that she was a considered a very promising teacher.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Asks for Additional Support for 1891-1892 Fiscal Year
September 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the school is ready to carry the 1000 students the Department has allocated for Carlisle. However because the amount is material the school will need $115,000 to cover support and transportation.

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Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Carlo French
September 10, 1891 - September 16, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request to return Carlo French on behalf of his health. Pratt encloses a report from the school physician which indicates that there is no need to return French due to his health.

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Estimate at Which School Can Furnish Department with Harness Snaps
September 17, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Carlisle Indian School can furnish 100 harness straps with snaps at $.85 each.

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Forwarding Expense Voucher in Pursuit of Runaway Student
September 18, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards expense voucher of William P. Campbell regarding traveling and incidental expenses incurred in the pursuit of Ralph Naltuey.

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Request to Enroll John Moses at Carlisle
September 19, 1891

Peter White requests to have John Moses enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. White notes that Moses attended a school in Indiana but had to leave and therefore would like to complete his education at Carlisle.

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Request to Purchase Soft Wool Hats on the Open Market
September 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt notes that he left off his estimate wool hats in order to buy them on the open market. Pratt indicates that the wool hats purchased by the Department are too inferior for the School's uses. He asks authority to purchase 50 dozen soft wool hats at a cost not to exceed $9 per...

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Pratt Provides Updates to Thomas J. Morgan
September 21, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan to provide an update on various aspects of the Carlisle Indian School including the construction of the Girls Quarters, the Hospital addition, and the barn. In addition, he provides an update on the status of the number of students at Carlisle and...

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Guardian of Henry Keoke Responds to Office Letter
September 22, 1891

T. J. Quinn responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the return of Henry Keoke. Quinn notes that in the letter Pratt promised to return Keoke at the end of the summer and that the Office instruct Pratt to return him according to his promise.

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Pratt Responds to Morgan's Telegram Regarding Bennett
September 24, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a telegram from Thomas J. Morgan, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding a Mr. Bennett. Pratt states that Bennett would be all right for Sisseton.

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Request to Return Maggie Thomas to Carlisle from Outing
September 28, 1891

Wilson Elm requests that his adopted daughter Maggie Thomas be returned to the Carlisle Indian School from her outing. Elm states that he sent Thomas to Carlisle to get an education and that she wants to return to Carlisle. He further states that he has written to Richard Henry Pratt but has...

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Inquiry into Runaway Caddo Student
October 5, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding an inquiry from James R. O'Beirne about a Caddo student who had runaway from his farming outing. Pratt states that he sent William P. Campbell after the student to New York and he is now back at Carlisle.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, September 1891
October 5, 1891

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Pratt Responds to Request for the Return of Isaac Davis
October 20, 1891 - October 29, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request for the return of Isaac Davis from his step-father Mr. Greenback. Pratt claims that Davis' term of enrollment has not expired nor is the reason that he is needed to assist with home affairs a valid one for returning students as it is one offered...

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Pratt Responds to Request to Return Celicia Schanandore
October 20, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from S. S. Burleson for the return of Celicia Schanandore. Pratt provides Schananadore's history at the school and notes that she desired to remain at Carlisle to complete her course of study. However, when...

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Request for Position as Master of Transportation at Pine Ridge
October 20, 1891 - October 29, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from George W. Means requesting a position as a Master of Transportation at the Pine Ridge Agency. Pratt in his letter states that while he does not want to to interfere with the Agent's selection that Means has the ability and integrity for the place.

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Various Books Requested for Nursing Training and Hospital
October 20, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests various books to be used to train students in nursing as well as for the use of the school hospital.

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Pratt Forwards Report on Shortage of Medical Supplies
October 23, 1891 - October 26, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a report of school physician C. R. Dixon regarding a shortage in the invoice of various medical supplies. Pratt notes that the school only asks for what it needs.

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Difficulties in Sending Children to Carlisle from White Earth
October 26, 1891

B. P. Shuler, U.S. Indian Agent for the White Earth Agency, provides a report to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs including on pupils sent to Fort Totten and a delegation to be sent Carlisle. Shuler states that all of the students sent to Fort Totten had the permission of their parents and the...

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Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1892
October 26, 1891

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1892 amounting to $80.00 for traveling and incidental expenses attending an Indian school superintendents conference in Kansas.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Provides Update on Rules and Regulations and Article by Harries
October 26, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to Thomas J. Morgan informing him of that he is placing the rules and regulations for enforcing compulsory attendance in the Red Man. In addition, Pratt writes of the letter of George Means that he is forwarding officially under separate cover regarding the article...

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Pratt Comments on Recruitment Methods
October 31, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs Thomas J. Morgan that the Carlisle Indian School has enough students to carry out its appropriation but could enroll additional students. He further states that the school has more success when an employee recruits the students rather than having the students...

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Pratt Responds to Office Letter Regarding Report on Carlisle
November 2, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Thomas J. Morgan's annual report on the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt states that the numbers used in the report present Carlisle in an unfair light by including transportation costs in their funds while not including them for other schools. In addition, the...

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, October 1891
November 5, 1891

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Difference in School Supplies Received to What was Requested
November 6, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that there are differences between the quantities of school books requested and what was received. Pratt states that he hopes the differences were not denied or cut without his consultation.

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

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