Letters/Correspondence

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Request for Annuity Money by Five Pawnee Nation Members
August 16, 1888 - October 31, 1889

Five members of the Pawnee Nation--Frank West, William Morgan, Stacy Morgan, Wilkie Sharpe, and Robert Mathews--request that their annuity money and lease money be sent to them or to Richard Henry Pratt to be in trust. They refer to a letter written a year prior to William J. Morgan informing...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for September 1888
August 20, 1888

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

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Response to Request for Return of Angelia Baird
August 21, 1888

Alfred John Standing replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Cornelius and Margaret Baird for the return of their daughter Angelia from the Carlisle Indian School. Standing forwards a statement from Obadiah G. Given that he visited the Baird's in Oneida, Wisconsin...

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Special Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1889
August 27, 1888

Special etimate of funds for the first quarter of 1889 amounting to $9,007.41 for support of school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Wrap for Telegraph Regarding Difficulties in Securing Students
August 30, 1888

Wrap for telegraph from Richard Henry Pratt in which he he describes difficulties in securing pupils, asks authority from the Office of Indian Affairs authority for 150 students, and opportunity to answer adverse allegations.

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Pratt Responds to Office Dispatch Regarding Transportation for Students
August 31, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the Office of Indian Affairs that the Office has instructed Alfred John Standing to telegraph the Office for transportation only as he finds pupils to come to Carlisle.

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Standing Requests Ticket for Henry Kendall
September 3, 1888

Alfred John Standing requests that one ticket be placed for Henry J. Kendall in New Mexico.

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Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Informs Office of No Service to Carlisle
September 5, 1888

Charles R. Bishop, Eastern Passenger Agent for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, informs C. A. Maxwell that the railroad cannot carry business to Carlisle.

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B&O Passenger Agent Provides Quote for Ticket
September 7, 1888

Percy G. Smith, Passenger Agent, for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad provides a quote to A. B. Upshaw for the A and P Junction to Carlisle Pennsylvania.

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Transportation of Students from Purcell, IT to Carlisle
September 7, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received a telegram from Joshua H. Given stating that Given was waiting for transportation for himself and a party of students to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that Given did not provide an exact...

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PRR Passenger Agent Provides Quote for Ticket
September 4, 1888

Robert A. Parker, Passenger Agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, provides a quote for a ticket for A&P Junction to Carlisle.

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Acknowledgement of Authority to Cover Expenses in Bringing Students to Carlisle
September 12, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges Office of Indian Affairs authority covering him in the incidental expenses incurred in the transportation in bringing students to Carlisle.

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Given Sent to Indian Territory to Recruit Students
September 12, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt that in accordance with Office of Indian Affairs authority he has sent Obadiah G. Given to Indian Territory to secure students. Pratt notes that he has instructed Given to telegraph the Office directly with the number of tickets needed in order to secure transportation back...

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Transportation for 12 Students from the Winnebago and Omaha Agency
September 14, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests transportation for 12 students from the Winnebago and Omaha Agency be placed at Sioux City in care of Alice C. Fletcher for travel to Carlisle.

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Irregular Employees Required for October 1888
September 20, 1888

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

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Capacity of the Carlisle Indian School in 1888
September 21, 1888

Alfred John Standing follows up on a conversation he had in Washington D.C. with A. B. Upshaw, Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs, that the Carlisle Indian School has a capacity for 650 students. Its current enrollment is 538 students.

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Joshua Given Informs Office of Transporting Students to Carlisle
September 21, 1888

Joshua H. Given informs the the Office of Indian Affairs that nine boys and two girls will start for Carlisle from Purcell, Indian Territory under his charge.

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Standing Inquires Who Ticket from Carlisle to Rushville is For
September 24, 1888

Alfred John Standing inquires who the Carlisle to Rushville ticket ordered by Richard Henry Pratt is intended to be given.

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Standing Requests Change in Tickets for Omaha and Winnebago Delegation
September 29, 1888

Alfred John Standing requests that his order for 12 tickets for the delegation from the Omaha and Winnebago Agency to be placed for Alice Fletcher at Sioux City be changed to 15 tickets at Bancroft.

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Letters of Introduction for Edward Wilson
October 1, 1888 - October 30, 1888

Letters of introduction for Edward F. Wilson the principal of two homes for the education and industrial training of Indian children at Sault Ste. Marie in Ontario, Canada. One of the letters is from Richard Henry Pratt who notes that he has known Wilson personally for two years and that he...

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Pratt Requests Funds for Dividing the Sioux Reservation be Placed to His Credit
October 3, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests that William Freeman Vilas, Interior Secretary, place the $8,000 balance Congress appropriated for dividing the Sioux reservation be placed to his credit in New York.

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Sioux Commission Authorization for Travel to Washington D.C.
October 3, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt, head of the Sioux Commission, informs the Secretary Interior that Agents should be notified they are authorized to bring themselves, interpreters, and Indians to Washington D.C. The Sioux Commission will pay for transportation.

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Given Requests 25 Tickets for Delegation to Travel to Carlisle
October 8, 1888 - October 13, 1888

Obadiah G. Given requests the Office of Indian Affairs place 25 tickets for a delegation from Darlington, Indian Territory to the Carlisle Indian School.

A note indicates that 25 first class tickets were awarded to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad on October 13, 1888.

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Request to Add Sac and Fox and Quapaw Agencies to Authorization
October 8, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received letters from Quapaw Agency and the Sac and Fox Agency that they would like to attend the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt asks if the Office can add these two points to their authority of September 8, 1888.

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Special Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1888
October 9, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for $17,999.50 for completion of two-story building under contract with Andrew Wetzel. 

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

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