Letters/Correspondence

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Cover Letter for Descriptive Statement of Students from Custer, Montana
December 28, 1888

Cover letter for a descriptive statement of students who arrived at the Carlisle Indian School from Custer, Montana on December 16, 1888.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter for Pupils Transferred from Bancroft, NE
December 28, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt provides a cover letter in response to an Office Letter regarding to pupils transported from Bancroft, Nebraska to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that four students arrived on October 28, 1888, six on November 28, 1888, and two on December 2, 1888. Pratt also...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Objection Regarding Staff Appointment
December 28, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt refers to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding his approval of the nomination of Miss Aspell. Pratt notes that she was appointed to an original vacancy so the Office's objection was not applicable. Pratt further discusses the position of his farmer as not being...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reply to Office Letter Concerning Lizzie Hill
December 29, 1888

H. D. Gallagher, U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Lizzie Hill. Gallagher states that Hill was transferred to the Carlisle Indian School and that the school is the perfect place for her at the moment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cover Letter for Descriptive Statement of Students from Pine Ridge Agency, 1889
January 1, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt sends cover letter forwarding descriptive statement of students who arrived at the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency on January 1, 1889.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, Third Quarter 1889
January 1, 1889

Estimate of funds for the third quarter of 1889 amounting to $8,676.85 for support of the school, $7,705.00 of which is for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Work of Anne S. Ely, Outing Agent
January 7, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the responsibilities of Anne S. Ely, Agent for Outing Pupils at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt indicates that Ely oversees all aspects of the Outing program including corresponding with the students and patrons as...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Enroll Little Bear
January 8, 1889

A. G. Miller requests the Office of Indian Affairs provide an order to Richard Henry Pratt to enroll Little Bear at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt had informed him that he could only enroll Little Bear with an order from the Office.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for February 1889
January 21, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for February 1889. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

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Proposal to Have a Group of Navajo Students Enroll at Carlisle
January 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides his recommendations on securing a party of Navajo students for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt indicates that the Agent should attempt to gather 50 students with a minimum of one-third of the party being girls and to have no students under the age of 12. When the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
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Response to Request to Enroll Little Bear
January 25, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by A. G. Miller to enroll Little Bear. Pratt notes that his school physician examined Little Bear when he visited the school with his parents. Pratt ends by saying that he notified Miller that Carlisle will...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Recruitment in the Navajo Agency and Request to Visit the East
January 25, 1889

C. E. Vandever, U.S. Indian Agent for the Navajo Agent, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs telegram to have him secure 50 Navajo students for the Carlisle Indian School. Vandever notes that it is difficult to secure Navajo students in normal times but at present the snow makes travel...

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Application for Employment from Carrie Morse
January 28 - February 28, 1889

Richard H. Pratt recommends that Carrie E. Morse be appointed to replace Mabel Crane as a teacher at the school. Pratt forwards Crane's resignation, Morse's application, and four references.

Crane cites her "approaching marriage" as the reason for leaving the school.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Mark Penoi Home
January 28, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Mark Penoi to his home in Laguna, New Mexico due to the death of his parents. Pratt states that officials from Laguna have requested his return in order to look over his family's property and the children who depend on it.

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Request to Return Zippa Metoxen Home
February 4, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests to return Zippa Metoxen to her home due to the health of her parents and be provided with transportation for her to De Pere, Wisconsin.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Information on Appointment of Mr. and Mrs. Pollinger
February 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt inquires when he will be informed of action on his application to appoint Mr. and Mrs. Pollinger to the positions at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Employ Singing Teacher and Purchase Song Books
February 6, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to employ a singing teacher as well as purchasing 400 song books.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Proposed Group of Students from Mescalero Agency
February 16, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received word from Fletcher J. Cowart that Cowart has 15 students he would like to enroll at Carlisle. Pratt notes that he has written to Cowart that he wants to maintain the gender ratio at the school.

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Irregular Employees Required for March 1889
February 20, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for March 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
Request to Enroll Party of Piegan Students at Carlisle
February 25, 1889 - March 8, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from Almon B. Coe, Superintendent of the Blackfeet Schools, to have a party of students from his school enroll at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt in his note to the Office of Indian Affairs states that he would be willing to take a party of students from...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Follows Up on Request to Employ Music Teacher
February 27, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt follows up on his request to employ Professor Brown of Pittsburg as a music teacher.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Wheelock Requests to be Returned Home
March 7, 1889 - March 22, 1889

Charles D. Wheelock informs Richard Henry Pratt that his father is retiring as a farmer and has offered him the option to take over his farm. Wheelock notes that to accept would require him to leave Carlisle early. Pratt in forwarding the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs notes that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Leave of Absence Granted to Richard Henry Pratt in 1889
March 7, 1889

H. L. Muldrew, 1st Assistant Secretary of the Department of the Interior, grants two weeks leave of absence to Richard Henry Pratt.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Irregular Employees Required for April 1889
March 15, 1889

Captain Richard H. Pratt provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for April 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
Request to Enroll Six Nez Perce Students at Carlisle
March 18, 1889 - March 26, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a request from H. Heth, Special Agent in Charge of the Nez Perce Agency, to enroll 6 boys from that agency in the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that in his letter to the Office of Indian Affairs that he would be willing to accept the students as long they were...

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

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