Letters/Correspondence

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Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 1 of 5)
June 2-9, 1890

A series of sixteen 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
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, May 1890
June 3, 1890

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Forwards Account for Treatment of Fred Harris
June 3, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards account of E. H. Doan for the medical treatment of Fred Harris while Harris was on outing. Standing notes that Harris was brought back to Carlisle as soon as he was able to travel.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 2 of 5)
June 4-13, 1890

A series of fifteen 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
Campbell Details Difficulties in Securing Children at the Fort Belknap Agency
June 6, 1890 - June 7, 1890

William P. Campbell details difficulties in recruiting students from the Fort Belknap Agency to Alfred John Standing which was then forwarded to the Office of Indian Affairs. Campbell describes the actions taken by the head of the Mission School Father F. Eberschweiler against the Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Six Ill Students in June 1890
June 6, 1890 - June 9, 1890

Fordyce Grinnell recommends various students be returned immediately to their homes due to pulmonary consumption and scrofula.

Alfred John Standing forwards the recommendation to the Office of Indian Affairs and asks for an additional $300 to return the students to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 3 of 5)
June 8-29, 1890

A series of twenty nine 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
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 5 of 5)
June 20, 1890 - July 21, 1890

A series of nineteen 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
Request of Thomas A. Metoxen to Return Home
June 29, 1890

Thomas A. Metoxen requests from the Office of Indian Affairs to return home. Metoxen notes that he came to Carlisle in September 1885 on a five year term and that his parents would like to see him this summer. In addition, he notes that he would like to return to Carlisle in the Fall.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation to Appoint Howard Logan as Navajo Agency Teacher
June 30, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt recommends Howard Logan, a student at the Carlisle Indian School, for a position as a teacher at the Navajo Agency for one year. Pratt notes that Logan needs to go West for his health and this opportunity also allows him the change to earn money to pay for College.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Recommends Transferring Four Students from Agency Schools
July 1, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the transfer of two boys from the Wind River School and two girls from the Fort Hall School to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that as long as the students are in good health and of good character they should be...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests to Use Treaty Funds to Return Big Hail and Theron Lears
July 1, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests to use the Montana Treaty Funds to pay for the return of Big Hail and Theron Lears to their homes.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Authority to Return Pupils in June 1890
July 1, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding authority to transfer pupils to their homes. Pratt notes that it was best to return the students at once and he therefore sent the students under escort. Pratt ends by writing that the amount placed to his credit just...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, June 1890
July 2, 1890

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Proposal from J. H. Seger
July 2, 1890 - July 9, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from J. H. Seger, the head of the Seger Colony, regarding former students at the Carlisle Indian School. Seger promotes making individuals self-sufficient through the use of work harnesses and cattle. However, Pratt notes that the system will likely only...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Provides His Thoughts on Agency Schools
July 7, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the letter of C. W. Crouse, U. S. Indian Agent for the Pima Agency, related to the Pima Agency School and his general thoughts on educating students in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt's Recommendations on Proposed Rules for Indian Schools
July 8, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt returns the Rules for Indian Schools with a few recommendations. Pratt's main recommendation is that students should be as strongly encouraged as possible to enter the general public school system rather than establishing a separate Indian public school system. In addition,...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Edwin Schanandore
July 9, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request from Daniel Schanandore to have his son Edwin returned home. Pratt notes that Edwin graduated in 1889 and immediately after went to work on a farm in Bucks County who subsequently became the farmer at the Carlisle...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Thomas Metoxen
July 11, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request for Thomas A. Metoxen to return to his home. Pratt notes that Metoxen has since changed his mind and requested to be sent out on outing which Pratt complied with. As a result Pratt recommends fulfilling the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Makes Limited Report on the Haskell Indian School
July 12, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt in compliance with a request from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the Haskell Indian School. Pratt notes that upon his arrival in San Francisco from his recent trip to Japan he received a letter from Haskell Superintendent Charles Francis Meserve asking him to stop at...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Notice of Need to Return Students and Bring in New Class
July 15, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to send home students who were entitled to return at the end of June as well as bring in students before the beginning of the new school year. Pratt notes that 100 students are to be returned with 150 students set to come in under Office orders. Pratt...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fort Hall and Nez Perce Agency Student Recruitment in 1890
July 20, 1890 - July 30, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt notes that as the Fort Hall Agency party is likely to be increased that he is confirmed in his belief to keep the party separate from the Nez Perce Agency party which will likely need an escort.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Special Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1890
July 22, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for $6,000.00 for transportation of students and purchase of supplies for immediate use at the school. An explanatory cover letter is included.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Edwin Schanandore Home
July 23, 1890

Daniel Schanandore requests the return home of his son Edwin Schanandore.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Travel Coupon for Philip Lavatta
July 25, 1890 - December 10, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt forwards coupon of Government Request 2224 covering transportation of Philip Lavatta from Pocatello, Idaho to Council Bluffs, Iowa en route to the Carlisle Indian School.

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

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