Letters/Correspondence

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Request to Employ Singing Teacher and Purchase Song Books
February 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a singing teacher as well as purchasing 400 song books.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Proposed Group of Students from Mescalero Agency
February 16, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received word from Fletcher J. Cowart that Cowart has 15 students he would like to enroll at Carlisle. Pratt notes that he has written to Cowart that he wants to maintain the gender ratio at the school.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for March 1889
February 20, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for March 1889. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Party of Piegan Students at Carlisle
February 25, 1889 - March 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Almon B. Coe, Superintendent of the Blackfeet Schools, to have a party of students from his school enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt in his note to the Office of Indian Affairs states that he would be willing to take a party of students from...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request to Employ Music Teacher
February 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his request to employ Professor Brown of Pittsburg as a music teacher.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Wheelock Requests to be Returned Home
March 7, 1889 - March 22, 1889

Charles D. Wheelock informs Richard Henry Pratt that his father is retiring as a farmer and has offered him the option to take over his farm. Wheelock notes that to accept would require him to leave Carlisle early. Pratt in forwarding the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs notes that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leave of Absence Granted to Richard Henry Pratt in 1889
March 7, 1889

H. L. Muldrew, 1st Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Interior, grants two weeks leave of absence to Richard Henry Pratt.

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Irregular Employees Required for April 1889
March 15, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for April 1889. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Six Nez Perce Students at Carlisle
March 18, 1889 - March 26, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from H. Heth, Special Agent in Charge of the Nez Perce Agency, to enroll 6 boys from that agency in the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that in his letter to the Office of Indian Affairs that he would be willing to accept the students as long they were...

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Request for Blackfeet Students to Enroll at Carlisle
March 22, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from M. D. Baldwin, U.S. Indian Agent for the Blackfeet Agency, regarding a request from Baldwin for students from the Blackfeet Agency to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Request to Return Four Students from Pine Ridge to Their Home in 1889
March 22, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return four students from the Pine Ridge Agency due to health and character. He notes that the school physician has diagnosed three students with scrofula and incipient consumption. Pratt asks that he be provided with four tickets from Carlisle to...

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Pratt Forwards Letter and Recommends Isaac N. Cundall
March 23, 1889 - May 31, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Isaac N. Cundall and recommends him for a position in the Indian Service.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Blackfeet Agency Response to Obtaining Students for Carlisle
March 27, 1889

M. D. Baldwin, U.S. Indian Agent for the Blackfeet Agency, replies in response to an Office of Indian Affairs letter that he can obtain 14 students for the Carlisle Indian School. He further requests to be able to send one of the student's parents as an escort. Baldwin ends by asking to be...

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Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Fourth Quarter 1889
March 27, 1889

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1889 amounting to $10,931.80 for support of the school. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $7,795.00 for regular employee pay. There are also math equations relating to the amount of money that Pratt has on hand and an unpaid...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Pratt Forwards Account Covering Expense Returning Henry Standing Bear
March 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards account covering the expense of returning Henry Standing Bear and requests approval.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Elliott, William Short Nose, and Robert Left Hand
April 3, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests permission to return Elliott, William Short Nose, and Robert Left Hand to their homes due to their ill health. Pratt further requests transportation to various locations for the three students.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Thomas Metoxen's Request to Return Home
April 4, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt returns a letter from Thomas A. Metoxen who had requested to be returned home. Pratt also encloses an endorsement from Marianna Burgess disputing his statement. Pratt further states that it has been the policy of Carlisle to only accept students on a five year term and that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information Sought on Potential Students from Various Agencies
April 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests from the Office of Indian Affairs information on what the Office desires for the 25 pupils from the Navajo Agency and the parties from the Nez Perce and Blackfeet Agencies.

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Pratt Requests Approval for Employing Special Music Teacher
April 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests action in employing Professor Brown for 20 music lessons.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry of Friends Academy in Oregon about Enrolling Students
April 18, 1889 - July 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Edwin Morrison, Principal of the Friends Pacific Academy in Newberg, Oregon, in regards to enrolling Indian students at his school.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for May 1889
April 20, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for May 1889. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of the Death of Obadiah G. Given
April 26, 1889

Notice of the death of Obadiah G. Given, School Physician at the Carlisle Indian School. Richard Henry Pratt forwards vouchers covering the pay due him to be paid out to his estate.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Request to Enroll Adopted Kiowa Nation Member
April 27, 1889 - May 4, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards request of Lone Star through the Kiowa, Comanche and Wichita Agent for the enrollment of an adopted member of the Kiowa Nation. The letter states that the proposed student was captured as a child in New Mexico.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Voucher Covering Pay of Obadiah G. Given
May 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards vouchers covering the balance of salary due Obadiah G. Given. Pratt requests authority to pay the salary to Given's wife rather than his estate.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Voucher Covering Expenses to Recover Two Runaway Students in 1889
May 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt submits a voucher from Fisk Goodyear resulting from expenses incurred from the capture and return of two runaway students.

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

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