Letters/Correspondence

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Pratt Requests Increase in Tickets for Delegation from Birch Cooley
October 15, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the number of tickets from Birch Cooley be increased from 10 to 16 and that there be one ticket for an escort.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Second Quarter 1889
October 22, 1888

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1889 amounting to $11,090.35 for support of the school and stock cattle. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $7,810.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for November 1888
October 22, 1888

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for November 1888. 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
Request to Send William Campbell to Crow and Sioux Agencies
October 23, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notes that with the completion of the new school building the Carlisle Indian School can accommodate 500 students on its campus. He further indicates that 189 students are currently on outing with only a few in any one district school allowing them to speak English on a more...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Tickets for Students to Travel to Carlisle
October 26, 1888

Obadiah G. Given, Carlisle Indian School physician, requests tickets for students to travel from Red Fork, Indian Territory and Seneca, Missouri to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Lucinda Hill and Rhoda Red Wolf
October 27, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notes that his acting school physician has recommended sending Lucinda Hill and Rhoda Red Wolf home due to incipient consumption. Pratt notes that both students are able to travel to their homes in De Pere, Wisconsin and Oklahoma on their own.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Quapaw Agency, 1888
October 31 - November 7, 1888

These materials include a cover letter and descriptive statement of students regarding 17 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Quapaw Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
New York Warehouse Responds to Complaints from Carlisle
October 31, 1888 - July 22, 1889

Louis L. Robbins, Superintendent of the New York Warehouse, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding complaints made by Richard Henry Pratt in receiving various supplies and invoices late.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wrap for Descriptive Statement of Children Sent to Carlisle from the Quapaw Agency
November 5, 1888

Wrap for Descriptive Statement of Children Sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Quapaw Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Boiler for New School Building
November 6, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the new school building is too large for any of the boilers at Carlisle. Pratt further requests that he be authorized to purchase a boiler from the Star Steam Heater Co.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request of Richard G. Robe to Return Home
November 6, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt returns the letter of Richard G. Robe who requested from the Office of Indian Affairs to be returned home. Pratt refers to an Office of Indian Affairs letter that indicates students who arrived in the middle of a school year should stay the full school year. Pratt notes that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Inquires if He Will Receive Tickets for Students from Crow Agency
November 10, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt inquires if he will receive tickets for W. G. Campbell and incoming students from the Crow Agency to travel to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Three Students from Grand Junction to Carlisle
November 17, 1888

Thomas H. Breen, Superintendent of the Grand Junction Indian School, requests to transfer Joseph Morgan, Joseph Banks, and Sam Morgan to the Carlisle Indian School. Breen notes that the students came to Grand Junction under the belief that they could learn an industrial trade; however, Grand...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for December 1888
November 19, 1888

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for December 1888. 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
Request to Enroll a Group of Sac and Fox Students
November 19, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has just received a letter from the Sac and Fox Agency requesting to enroll 10 or 12 students. The Agency asks simply that the students be allowed to return to their homes for vacation after two or three years before returning to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Supplementary Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1889
November 19, 1888

Supplementary estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1889 amounting to $2,433.00 for support of the school and stock cattle.  

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tickets for Travel of Sac and Fox Agency Students to Carlisle
November 24, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that Givens party from the Sac and Fox Agency failed to report and ten tickets were not used. The thirteen tickets that were asked for are to include these ten.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Purchase Food and Supplies
November 26, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various food supplies along with scarlet braid and cord. Pratt encloses form used to advertise the contracts.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruiting Students at the Crow Agency
November 26, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the Office letter to William P. Campbell at the Crow Agency does not provide him authority to recruit students from the Agency school. Campbell does state that many of the pupils and their parents are willing to have children enrolled...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter Forwarding Descriptive List of Students from Bancroft, Nebraska on November 28, 1888
December 3, 1888

Cover letter of Alfred John Standing forwarding the descriptive statement of students arriving at the Carlisle Indian School from Bancroft, Nebraska on November 28, 1888 and December 2, 1888.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, November 1888
December 4, 1888

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Acting Superintendent A. J. Standing forwards the monthly report of irregular employees for November 1888 to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Crow Agency Request to Send Escort with Delegation of Students
December 8, 1888

The U.S Indian Agent for the Crow Agency requests authority to send a female teacher from the Agency School with a party of students being sent to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation for John D. Miles to be Appointed Superintendent of Haskell
December 8, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation for John D. Miles to fill the position of Superintendent of the Haskell Institute. Pratt writes that Miles had the best schools of any Agency he dealt with and that Miles would be the best man for the job. Pratt ends by noting that only someone who...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Replies to Office Circular Letter Related to Securing Pupils for Training Schools
December 11, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt replies to Office of Indian Affairs circular number 21 in regards to securing pupils for the large circular industrial schools. Pratt provides his opinion on the eligibility of students for enrollment at Indian Training Schools as well as the view that the transfer should be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for January 1889
December 20, 1888

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for January 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

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