Letters/Correspondence

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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
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Request Transportation Appropriation be Made Special
June 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the $8000 appropriated for the Carlisle Indian School transportation budget be made special and placed to his credit so that he may make use of it.

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Pratt Calls Attention to Annual List of Employees in 1889
June 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has not received action on employees list and asks if he should forward nominations.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Incorrect Salaries on Commissioner's Report for 1888
July 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the salaries of various staff were incorrect on the Commissioner's Report for 1888 due to leaves of absence taken and the subsequent forfeiting of one month's pay.

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Request to Employ Short Hand Type Writer Over 1889 Summer
July 11, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to employ a short hand type writer during July, August, and part of September 1889 in order to correspond with outing students.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request Authority to Spend Money for Agents to Visit Outing Pupils
July 12, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend $400 a year for traveling and incidental expenses of school agents to visit students on the outing program. In addition, he requests $60 to purchase ice for the hospital, kitchen, and school use during the fiscal year.

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Request to Build Addition to Teacher's Mess Hall
July 12, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to add an addition to the teacher's mess hall. Pratt details the work to be done and notes that most of the work can be done in house.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1890
July 13, 1889

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1891 amounting to $20,356.86 for support of the school and transportation of Indian supplies, $8,000.00 of which is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Securing Students for the 1889-1890 School Year from New Mexico and Michigan
July 13, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests assistance from the Office of Indian Affairs in securing students for the upcoming school year. Pratt specifically asks for the Office to send letters to encourage Agents at various Agencies to help secure students. Pratt further notes that he is sending Marianna...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Elm Makes Inquiry into Responsibility for his Return Home
July 15, 1889

John Elm writes to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the arrangements surrounding his return home. Elm states that because he signed the employee list he was ineligible to be returned to his home at Government expense according to Richard Henry Pratt. Elm inquires if this is right because...

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Request to Purchase Stamps and Food for Hospital Patients
July 15, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase $150 dollars worth of postage stamps and another $150 in the open market for canned goods, fruit, crackers, etc. for the special diet of Hospital patients.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for August 1889
July 20, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for August 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
Reply to Office Letter Concerning Appointment of School Physician
July 22, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt replies to a letter from Thomas J. Morgan regarding his appointing a new School Physician. Pratt notes that he is not satisfied with any of the applicants and that he will discuss the position further when he visits Washington D.C. in a few days.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
New York Warehouse Seeks Instruction on Shipping Hominy
July 23, 1889

Louis L. Robbins, Superintendent of the New York Warehouse, asks for instructions for shipping 5,000 pounds of hominy from Omaha to Chicago for the Carlisle Indian School as there is no provision for transportation. Robbins also provides details about purchasing hominy in New York as compared to...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
White Earth Agency Will Support Carlisle Agent in Recruiting Students
July 23, 1889

B. P. Shuler, U.S. Indian Agent for the White Earth Agency, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter that he will provide full support to the agent of the Carlisle Indian School to secure students for the school.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Difficulties in Securing Children at the Navajo Agency
July 26, 1889

C. E. Vandever, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agency, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter that it will be difficult to obtain students from the Navajo Agency for off reservation boarding schools. Vandever cites the fact that four former students died shortly after returning from...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, July 1889
August 5, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in July 1889. Pratt distinguishes between the "White Labor," whose names appear on the first page, and the "...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Applications for Teaching Positions from Lydia Hunt and Anna Lukenbach
August 10, 1889 - August 19, 1889

Thomas Jefferson Morgan, Commissioner of the Office of Indian Affairs, forwards the applications and references of Lydia Hunt and Anna Lukenbach for positions as teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Three Members of the Creek Nation
August 12, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from A. R. Boyer, a Mission Teacher at a Creek school to enroll three Creek students at the Carlisle Indian School. Boyer provides some details about the students and requests more information about the school.

Pratt in his letter to the Office of the...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Purchase New Range and Boiler for Teacher's Mess
August 13, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase a new range for the teacher's and employee's mess hall along with a galvanized boiler.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Duplicates of Sub-Vouchers to Remove Suspension on Cash Accounts
August 15, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a suspension in his cash papers for the 1st and 2nd quarters of 1889 regarding a voucher for Obadiah G. Given which lacked a receipt. Pratt notes that he does not have the sub-voucher referenced and would a like a copy from the Office of Indian Affairs in order to...

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

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