Letters/Correspondence

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Request to Return Louisa Schanandore and Jemima Wheelock
May 10, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Louise Schanandore (here Louisa Schanandore) on the advice of the acting physician due to ill health. Pratt notes that she can be escorted by Jemima Wheelock whose term of enrollment has ended.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposal to Recruit Students for Fiscal Year 1889-1890
May 13, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to bring in an additional 275 students from various Agencies for the upcoming fiscal year. Pratt notes that the school currently has 611 students but expects to lost about 175 students due to expiration of enrollment terms. Further he states that he was in...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposed List of Positions and Salaries for Fiscal Year 1889-1890
May 13, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of positions and salaries necessary for the function of the school. Pratt notes the changes in positions including eliminating the position of principal teacher due to his taking more direct charge of the school.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
First Inspection Report of Daniel Dorchester
May 20, 1889

Daniel Dorchester, Superintendent of Indian Schools, reports on his surprise visit and inspection of the Carlisle Indian School. Dorchester provides an overview of his visit including his visit to all of the school rooms noting the various levels of education in each subject evinced by the...

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Irregular Employees Required for June 1889
May 20, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for June 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 Return Apache Prisoners to Mount Vernon Barracks
May 24, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides an update on the Apache prisoners brought from the Mount Vernon Barracks in the winter and spring of 1886-1887. Pratt notes that of the 106 students, 27 have died and two others will likely die within a few days. Pratt describes the generally downward trend of the...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter for Consent to Hocker Farm at Reduced Rent
May 25, 1889

Cover letter informing the Office of Indian Affairs that he has enclosed consent of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees to the extension of the lease of the Hocker farm at the reduced rent of $600 per year.

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Follow Up to Request to Return of Apache Students to Mount Vernon Barracks
May 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority if he can send Apache to the Mount Vernon Barracks on Monday as he requested in his previous letter.

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Obtaining Students from the Blackfeet Agency for Carlisle
May 26, 1889 - June 5, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from M. D. Baldwin, U.S. Indian Agent for the Blackfeet Agency, regarding sending 10 to 20 students to Carlisle. Pratt asks that either he be given authority to arrange the transportation or if the Office of Indian Affairs is arranging the...

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Pratt Renews Request to Purchase Yaggys Geographical Study
May 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his request to purchase Yaggys Geographical Study. Pratt notes that he has the means to purchase the Study for $65.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation on Recruiting Students in Michigan
May 29, 1889

Byron M. Cutcheon, Congressman from Michigan, responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding 50 pupils from Michigan to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Cutcheon recommends the Office communicate with a former U.S. Indian Agent and Frank W. Wheeler another Congressman...

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Request for Continuance of Lease of Farm
May 29, 1889

R. V. Beet, Acting Commissioner of the Office of Indian Affairs, requests the return of the lease of farm in Carlisle, Pennsylvania between James A. McCauley, Robert Henderson, Richard Henry Pratt and Hiram Price for a one year continuance from the Comptroller of the Treasury.

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Request to Encourage San Carlos Apache Students to Remain at Carlisle
May 30, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt reports that 35 San Carlos Apache students are eligible to return to their homes due to the expiration of their terms. Six of the students have elected to remain an additional year but Pratt notes that many more should remain and likely would with the encouragement from the...

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Nine Apache Students Sent to Mount Vernon Barracks
June 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that a group of Apache students left Carlisle for the Mount Vernon on May 30, 1889. In addition, he felt it important to increase the size of the party to nine students.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Using Extra Appropriation to Recruit Students in Michigan
June 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to use the extra $500 remaining in his appropriation for sending Alfred John Standing and a female assistant to recruit students in Michigan.

Pratt also notes that a former student who could have served this role returned home in order to look out...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, May 1889
June 3, 1889

Thomas Stewart Jr., school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for May 1889.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, May 1889
June 4, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt forwards the monthly report of irregular employees for May 1889 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

Note: The report itself was missing when this file was scanned at the National Archives.

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List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for June 1889
June 10, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students to be returned to their homes due to various reasons along with various escorts.

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Pratt Asks if Government Wants Patterson for Service
June 10, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Presbyterian Board desires to have Miss Patterson. Pratt notes that Patterson prefers to work in the Government service but will accept the offer if not wanted by the Government.

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Request to Bring 16 Students from the Green Bay Agency to Carlisle
June 14, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to bring 8 boys and 8 girls from the Green Bay Agency along with Peter J. Powlas as an escort to the Carlisle Indian School.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for July 1889
June 19, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for July 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
Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1889
June 22, 1889

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1889 amounting to $1,161.15 for support of school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1890
June 22, 1889

Special estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1890 amounting to $8,000.00 for the transportation of students to and from the school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees and Applications, July 1889
June 24 - July 11, 1889

Captain Richard Henry Pratt submits a report that lists all of the employees at the school to start the 1889-1890 fiscal year (A. J. Standing, S. H. Gould, C. H. Hepburn, E. L. Fisher, Emma A. Cutter, M. E. B. Phillips, Lizzie A. Shears, Mary H. Cook, Anna L. Hamston, Fanny G. Paul, Bertha V....

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Report of Irregular Employees with Explanation, May 1889
June 24, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt replies to a letter from the Commission of Indian Affairs questioning the report of irregular employees during May 1889.  Pratt explains why the expenditure for labor was double was due to Miss Marsh (teacher) replacing Miss Lowe (teacher), Dr. Stewart replacing Dr....

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

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