Letters/Correspondence

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Request for Transportation Funds of Montana Students be made Special
May 20, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Montana funds for transportation be made special and forwarded at once in order to facilitate transportation of students.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, May 1892
June 1, 1892

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for May 1892.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Linnie Thompson
June 2, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request for the return of Linnie Thompson (here Lennie Thompson) by noting that she was enrolled for a term of five years or until she graduated. In addition, after consulting with Linnie she has expressed a desire to remain at Carlisle.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1892
June 6, 1892

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1892 amounting to $6,957.48 for transportation of students to and from the school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Visit Southern Ute Agency for Recruiting
June 10, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs of his upcoming travel to Colorado to give a paper before the National Conference of Charities and Correction. Because his contribution is gratuitous and requires his expenses to be covered under another cover he proposes recruiting...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Ration Table Provided by Department
June 15, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the rations used at the Carlisle Indian School and a comparison between the Indian School rations and Army rations. Pratt notes the differences mainly in what the school can produce on its own as well as the need for...

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Thomas Metoxen Requests to Leave School or Receive Increased Pay
June 17, 1892

Thomas A. Mextoxen inquires from Thomas J. Morgan why he is being forced to remain at the Carlisle Indian School despite graduating in February. Metoxen claims that he is willing to remain if his wages are increased to $12 a month.

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T. S. Ansley Forwards Recommendation for Transfer and Comments
June 20, 1892

T. S. Ansley forwards list of children for transfer from the Flambeau reservation and La Pointe Agency. Ansley notes that the students have no education with two exceptions but are strong and healthy looking. The preferred school is Carlisle due to the first student on the list naming it with...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
T. S. Ansley Writes that he has Arrived at La Pointe Agency
June 21, 1892

T. S. Ansley writes to Thomas J. Morgan that he has arrived at the La Pointe Agency and that a number of Carlisle students are from the Agency. As the students seem contented and doing well as well writing home to induce others to attend Carlisle. Ansley continues by stating that he would like...

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Request for the Return of Mary and Nora Cushaway
June 22, 1892

J. H. Cushway requests the return of his two daughters Mary and Nora from the Carlisle Indian School. Cushway states that he needs his daughters due to a business matter and that he has sent money for their return which has been denied by Richard Henry Pratt contrary to a promise made by Alfred...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up on Request for the Return of Linnie Thompson
June 30, 1892

Luther W. Jack requests to know what actions have been taken regarding the request from Simon A. Thompson for the return of his daughter Linnie Thompson (here Lennie) from the Carlisle Indian School. Jack also requests a copy of the Laws and Rules governing Carlisle.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Injured, June 1892
July 7, 1892

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for June 1892.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Mary and Nora Cushaway
July 7, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of J. H. Cushaway for the returns of Mary and Nora Cushaway. He notes that he has received the money for their return and he has determined to let them go home.

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Request for the Return of William and Sarah Archiquette
July 7, 1892

S. S. Burleson seeks the return home of William and Sarah Archiquette from the Carlisle Indian School at the request of Chief Skenandoah, William Archiquette, and Mrs. John Archiquette. Burleson states that the students have been at school for eight years and their family desires their return....

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Pratt Responds to Request from Thomas Metoxen
July 8, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to Thomas Metoxen's request to either be sent home or receive additional pay to remain at Carlisle. Pratt notes that Metoxen choose to stay as part of the band when asked and that the possibility for increased pay depending on the appropriation. However, at the...

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Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1893
July 9, 1892

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1883 amounting to $28,076.71 for support of the school and transportation of Indian supplies.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Expend $5000 in Travel Expenses in 1892-1893 Fiscal Year
July 9, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend $5000 during the current fiscal year for necessary travel and incidental expenses of bringing students to the school and returning them to their homes.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Allegations towards the Outing System
July 11, 1892 - August 17, 1892

Correspondence from Daniel Dorchester and Richard Henry Pratt to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding allegations from Pratt that Dorchester was set to attack the Carlisle outing system on the grounds that 13 students had become pregnant. Pratt calls the allegation false and that only one such...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Potential Transfer of Five Students from the Navajo Boarding School
July 11, 1892

G. H. Wadleigh, Superintendent of the Navajo Boarding School, informs the Office of Indian Affairs that a small party of students would be interested in transferring to either Haskell or Carlisle. Wadleigh indicates Haskell would be better because of its location and lack of prejudice against it...

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Pratt Responds to List of Children from Flambeau and La Pointe
July 12, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a list of children from Supervisor T. S. Ansley covering children from the Flambeau and La Pointe Agencies. Pratt notes that he has no objection to receiving students with no prior education in order to keep up...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Authorize Return of Students to Their Homes in 1892
July 14, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the home going party has been delayed and should leave as soon as possible. Requests that authority for them to be returned be provided soon.

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Pratt Responds to Request for Return of William and Sarah Archiquette
July 20, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from S. S. Burleson requesting the return of William and Sarah Archiquette at the request of their mother. Pratt notes that he would like the statements in the letter verified as he includes two enclosures including a letter from William showing that he...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Accepting Children from St. Regis
July 21, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding enrolling St. Regis students at Carlisle. Pratt states that the New York Indians are better off and that he has already agreed to raise the number of New York students to 50.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Relative to Sending an Exhibit to Madrid
July 21, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding an exhibit at the Columbian Historical Exhibition in Madrid. Pratt notes that if the expense of the exhibit could be arranged for it would not be much trouble to create the exhibit. If the exhibit goes forward then...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation of Fordyce Grinnell for Position at World's Fair
July 22, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation at the request of Fordyce Grinnell for the position of physician at the World's Fair in Chicago if such a position is needed.

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

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