Letters/Correspondence

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Correspondence Regarding Difficulties Recruiting Students at Fort Belknap
April 18, 1890 - March 25, 1891

Correspondence regarding difficulties of William P. Campbell in recruiting students for the Carlisle Indian School at the Fort Belknap Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dorchester Inspection Report of Albuquerque and Returned Carlisle Students
April 21, 1890 - September 9, 1890

Daniel Dorchester, Superintendent of Indian Schools, returns documents related to returned Carlisle Indian School students. The documents mainly relate to the Albuquerque Indian School and an inspection that Dorchester conducted of the School that covers nearly all aspects of the school.

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Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Instructions Requested for Annuity Check Received for Wilkie Sharpe and Other Annuity Matters
April 21, 1890

Alfred John Standing follows up a previous letter regarding annuity money due to Pawnee students at the Carlisle Indian School noting that Wilkie Sharpe had died earlier in the year while also noting that the School had received a check for Sharpe and asking what should be done with the check....

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Change in Course of Study for Various Grades at Carlisle
April 23, 1890 - April 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing writing for Richard Henry Pratt provides an explanation to proposed change in the course of study for various grades at the Carlisle Indian School. In addition he includes a list of the courses of study and the recommended text books.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Arbor Day Celebrations in 1890
April 25, 1890 - May 29, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a report on the Arbor Day proceedings held at the Carlisle Indian School on April 25, 1890 noting that it was successful and should be replicated at other Indian Schools.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Final Tally for Students From Four Montana Agencies
April 25, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the incoming parties from Montana. Standing provides a breakdown by gender of each party from the Blackfeet, Fort Belknap, Crow, and Fort Peck Agencies. In particular he notes that the Fort Peck students come from the...

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Elijah Cornelius Requests Return of Sons from Carlisle
April 28, 1890

Elijah J. Cornelius requests the return of his two sons James and Jesse from the Carlisle Indian School due to their health. Cornelius notes that both have been at the school nearly five years and desire to come home.

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John Roberts Requests to Transfer Two Students to Carlisle
April 30, 1890

John Roberts, Superintendent of the Wind River Agency School, seeks to transfer two of his pupils to the Carlisle Indian School.

Alfred John Standing in forwarding Robert's letter to the Office of Indian Affairs notes that it would be favorable to obtain a party from the Agency if a fair...

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, April 1890
May 3, 1890

Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for April 1890

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Nicholas Ruleau Requests to Return Home
May 12, 1890

Nicholas Ruleau requests permission to return home from the Office of Indian Affairs due to deaths in his family. Ruleau notes that he has been at the school for seven years and is currently on outing.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Difficulties in Securing Children at the Rosebud Agency for 1890
May 14, 1890

J. George Wright, U.S. Indian Agent for the Rosebud Agency, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding obtaining students for the Carlisle Indian School. Wright indicates that he has difficultly obtaining students with almost all students failing physicals due to influenza. He...

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Edward Star Requests to Return Home
May 14, 1890

Edward Star requests to return to his home due to his father getting older and needing his help.

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Response to Request of Nicholas Ruleau to be Returned Home
May 17, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Nicholas Ruleau to be returned home. Standing notes that Ruleau has generally been working on outings during the summer and attending public schools during the winter. He further states that Ruleau...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Request Lucius Bird
May 17, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Lucius Bird to return home. Standing indicates that Bird remained at the school past his time of enrollment at his request and has made an excellent record at the school. Standing further states that...

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Response to Request to Return James and Jesse Cornelius
May 17, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Elijah J. Cornelius to have his sons Jesse and James returned home. Standing notes that the students are not eligible to be returned home for another year according to an Office ruling but that their...

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Response to Inquiry to Transfer Two Fort Hall Boarding School Students
May 19, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter in regards to two students being transferred from the Fort Hall Boarding School to the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that as long as the students are healthy and funds for their transportation is provided for outside of...

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Response to Request for Return Home of Edward Star
May 21, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Edward Star to be returned to his home. Standing provides a history of Star's time at Carlisle and provides additional context around Star's request to return home.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fort Belknap Agency Chiefs to Visit East as Lever to Recruit Students
May 23, 1890 - May 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a letter from William P. Campbell regarding a request to have a party of Chiefs from the Fort Belknap Agency visit the East with a group of incoming Carlisle students. Campbell in particular notes that this would secure a good party of girls due to the perception of...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Acknowledgement of Receipt of Registers of Pupils
May 26, 1890

Alfred John Standing acknowledges receipt of two Registers of Pupils advised in an Office of Indian Affairs letter.

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Request for Enrollment for Party of Students from Fort Lapwai
May 26, 1890

Alfred John Standing advises the Office of Indian Affairs that a party of students from Fort Lapwai, Idaho is interested in enrolling at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwards Applications and Recommendations for Two Teachers
March 29, 1890 - July 14, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards applications and recommendations for Lillie Woolston and Jennie Cochran for positions as teachers at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Responds to Order to Return Edward Star
May 30, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning the order to return Edward Star to the Pine Ridge Agency.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 4 of 5)
May 31, 1890 - July 11, 1890

A series of twenty-three letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plan to Increase Enrollment to 1000 Students for 1890-1891 School Year
May 31, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a plan to increase enrollment at the Carlisle Indian School from 778 students at present to 1000 at the beginning of the next year after 75 students return home. Standing provides information on which Agencies can send...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing's Views on Carlisle Accepting Party of Nez Perce Students
May 31, 1890

Alfred John Standing writes the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in regards to Carlisle accepting a party of Nez Perce students. Standing writes that only the physically and mentally capable students be accepted and that they could arrive in the month of June.

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

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