Letters/Correspondence

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Request to Enroll Peter Curley
February 16, 1888 - February 20, 1888

C. H. Grover requests to have Peter Curley, a member of the Pottawatomi Nation, enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Grover notes that Curley was previously a student at the Haskell Institute and was considered an excellent shoe maker.

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the request to the...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Hartley Ridge Bear to His Home
February 16, 1888 - February 23, 1888

Ridge Bear requests that his son Hartley Ridge Bear be returned to his home from the Carlisle Indian School. Ridge Bear notes his daughter, Hartley's sister, is ill and wishes to see her brother.

Richard Henry Pratt notes that he approves of the request due to the fact that Hartley was...

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Irregular Employees Required for March 1888
February 20, 1888

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for March 1888. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

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Request for Transportation for Six Students from Oneida
February 20, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of a request from the Oneida Agency to enroll six students at the Carlisle Indian Schools. Pratt requests that transportation be arranged for six from De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle.

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William Brown Requests to Return Home
February 23, 1888

William Brown, a member of the Sioux Nation, requests from the Office of Indian Affairs to return to his home on the Pine Ridge Agency in the early spring in order to prepare his farm. Brown also notes that he is engaged to another student from Pine Ridge who attended Carlisle and is ready to...

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Inquiry from Comanche Chief Regarding Annual Money
February 25, 1888 - March 29, 1888

Comanche Chief writes to his daughter asking her to have Richard Henry Pratt inquire about the annual money for the Agency. He also writes that his daughter stayed at the Carlisle Indian School to work on outing as a seamstress.

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the letter to the Office of...

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Request to Enroll Mille Lac and Sandy Lake Students at Carlisle
February 27, 1888

Jesse Knox requests to have children from the Mille Lac and Sandy Lake Agencies enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Quote for Six Tickets for Travel from De Pere, WI to Carlisle
February 29, 1888

Robert A. Parke, the Passenger Agent for the South-Eastern District of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, quotes the Office of Indian Affairs a rate of $12.15 per ticket for six first class tickets from De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

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Quote for Tickets for Travel from De Pere, WI to Carlisle
February 29, 1888

Percy G. Smith, City Passenger Agent for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, provides a quote for transporting students from De Pere, Wisconsin to Carlisle.

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Inquiry into Authority to Cover Transportation for Hartley Ridge Bear
March 1, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt inquires of the Office of Indian Affairs if their letter regarding Hartley Ridge Bear provides him authority to cover transportation for Ridge Bear from Carlisle to the Cheyenne Agency.

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Request to Return Harry Raven and Henry Outa
March 3, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Harry Raven and Henry Outa to their homes due to ill health.

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Orders Issued to Transfer Katie to the Carlisle Indian School
March 8, 1888

Acting Secretary of War, Brigadier General S. V. Benet informs the Department of the Interior that he has issued orders to the commanding officer in charge of Fort Barrancas to transfer custody of Katie to Richard Henry Pratt in order for her to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Request to Enroll a Member of the Cherokee Nation
March 12, 1888

Anna L. Dawes informs the Office of Indian that she has received a request from a member of the Cherokee Nation to continue her education at either the Carlisle Indian School or the Hampton Institute. Dawes asks if this can be accomplished through Government expense or if not through private...

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Pratt Informs Office of Upcoming Student Departures
March 13, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that 101 pupils are due to be returned to their homes after having spent five years at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt digresses from his request to cover transportation for these pupils by discussing the fact that he feels their futures...

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Request for Seven More Tickets for Oneida Students
March 13, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests confirmation from the Office of Indian Affairs that his actions in placing seven more tickets at De Pere, Wisconsin through the Pennsylvania Railroad due to a request from the Oneida Nation to send six more students and an escort be approved.

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Request to Return Four Students from Pine Ridge to Their Home
March 17, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that his physician has recommended sending home four students from the Pine Ridge Agency due to poor health. Pratt requests that the transportation to Pine Ridge be provided to him and that he allowed to return them to their homes.

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Requests Telegram Regarding Sending Apache Students Home as Interpreters
March 22, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests a telegram regarding a promise that the President and Secretary gave to a group of visiting Apache Chiefs to send home two students at the Carlisle Indian School with them to serve as interpreters. Pratt recommends that the telegram say that the students will be sent...

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Change in Plans for Returning Two Students
March 23, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Henry Outa is too weak to travel to his home. Instead his ticket is being used to return Harry Raven.

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Request for Return Ticket for Oneida Escort
March 23, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests that a ticket be provided for an escort of Oneida students back to De Pere, Wisconsin.

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Cover Letter Forwarding Descriptive List of Students for March 23, 1888
March 24, 1888

Cover letter forwarding descriptive statement of students who arrived from De Pere, Wisconsin on March 23, 1888 and those who departed for the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Agency and the San Carlos Agency.

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Request for Two Additional Tickets for Green Bay Agency Students
March 31, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt asks the Office of Indian Affairs to confirm his actions in placing two additional tickets for girls from the Green Bay Agency at the request of the U.S. Indian Agent for the Agency.

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Enrollment and Transfer of William Pollock to Carlisle
April 4, 1888 - April 16, 1888

Charles Robinson, Superintendent of the Haskell Institute, forwards a letter from Richard Henry Pratt requesting from the U.S. Indian Agent at the Pawnee Agency transportation for Pollock to the Carlisle Indian School. In the letter E. C. Osborne appends a note to the letter in forwarding the...

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Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1888
April 4, 1888

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1888 amounting to $10,658.30 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $7,292.50 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Establish a Normal School Course at Carlisle
April 5, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Carlisle Indian School has been operating for eight years and has produced a number of students capable of becoming teachers. He proposes establishing a normal school course at Carlisle to better prepare future teachers rather than have returned students learn...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Oneida Student Escort to Green Bay Agency
April 5, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs actions he has taken regarding Simon Powlas, the escort of the Oneida Nation students recently arrived at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that as Powlas had already waited a number of days he purchased a ticket for him to return...

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

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