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...
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.
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...
Special etimate of funds for the first quarter of 1889 amounting to $9,007.41 for support of school.
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.
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.
Alfred John Standing requests that one ticket be placed for Henry J. Kendall in New Mexico.
Charles R. Bishop, Eastern Passenger Agent for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, informs C. A. Maxwell that the railroad cannot carry business to Carlisle.
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.
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...
Robert A. Parker, Passenger Agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, provides a quote for a ticket for A&P Junction to Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt acknowledges Office of Indian Affairs authority covering him in the incidental expenses incurred in the transportation in bringing students to Carlisle.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alfred John Standing inquires who the Carlisle to Rushville ticket ordered by Richard Henry Pratt is intended to be given.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.