Letters/Correspondence

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Pratt Inquires if Office Telegram Authorizes Him to Send Physician to Green Bay
June 26, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt inquires if the Office of Indian Affairs telegram from the day before authorizes him to send the Carlisle School physician to Green Bay and cover expenses.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Follow Up to Transfer of Martinsburg Students to Carlisle
June 27, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that P. H. Bridenbaugh that two of the girls who stayed behind to assist with some of the work while students remained. Pratt writes that he believes the girls should come to Carlisle and asks that if any Office decision is needed that...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Expresses Frustration with Office of Indian Affairs Over Transportation
July 5, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs of the delay in returning students to their homes due to a lack of communication between the Office and the Passenger Agent. The Passenger Agent informed Pratt that he only just learned that his bid was accepted but he does not have...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Proposals for New Construction of a New School Building
July 5, 1888 - July 21, 1888

A. B. Upshaw, Acting Commissioner of the Office of Indian Affairs, forwards a copy of the proposal of Andrew Wetzel as well as Samuel Wetzel for the construction of a new building at the Carlisle Indian School. The Acting Secretary of the Interior H. L. Muldrew approves the contract if there are...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Descriptive Statement of Pupils Discharged to Multiple Agencies, 1888
July 7-11, 1888

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 61 individuals discharged from the Carlisle Indian School and transferred back to their homes in the San Carlos, Laguna, Wallace, Isleta, Quapaw, Eufaula, Omaha, Winnebago, Nez Perce, Crow, Kiowa and Comanche...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1888
July 9, 1888

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1888 amounting to $13,183.62 for support of the school and for transportation of Indian children. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds amounting to $8,095.00 for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Authority to Spend Money Visiting Outing Students
July 9, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend money allowing Carlisle Indian School staff to visit outing students during the 1889 fiscal year.

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Request to Pay the Rent on the Henderson Farm for the 1899 Fiscal Year
July 9, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to pay the rent of the Hocker Farm for the 1889 fiscal year to be paid quarterly.

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Request to Pay to Make Repairs to the Parker Farm House
July 9, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to spend about $150 in repairs on the Parker Farmhouse.

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Request to Repair Buildings and Build Employee Housing
July 14, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase various supplies to repair various buildings as well as build housing for the engineer and laundress.

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Response to Office Letter on the Return of Three Students
July 19, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the return of Hartley Ridge Bear and Harry Raven. Pratt further notes that the ticket for Henry Outa to return to Purcell, Oklahoma was not used due to Outa being too weak to travel when the authorization was received...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Suggestions for Improving Student Recruitment for Training Schools
July 24, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter providing authority to transport to Wallace Charging Shield and Perry Laravie while also suggesting they serve as escort for other students. Pratt then states that he does not believe individuals in Agencies are currently capable...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Student Recruitment in Western Agencies for Summer 1888
July 25, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to send school physician, Obadiah G. Given, to various agencies in the West to recruit 50 to 75 students. Pratt asks for latitude in recruiting students and arranging their transportation rather than having to request specific tickets from each Agency.

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August 2, 1888

Wilson Elm requests the return of his ward Margaret Thomas, a student at the Carlisle Indian School, who is on outing in Colora, Maryland. Elm states that Thomas wishes to return home due to her health.

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Request of Charles Chickeny to Reenroll at the Carlisle Indian School
August 6, 1888 - September 3, 1888

Alfred John Standing forwards a request from Charles Mat Chickeny (here Charles Chickeny) to reenroll at the Carlisle Indian School with his cousin Peter Kewa-ta-wa-py. Standing indicates that he would approve of Chickeny's request as an individual or perhaps as part of a small party of students...

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Request for Annuity Money by Five Pawnee Nation Members
August 16, 1888 - October 31, 1889

Five members of the Pawnee Nation--Frank West, William Morgan, Stacy Morgan, Wilkie Sharpe, and Robert Mathews--request that their annuity money and lease money be sent to them or to Richard Henry Pratt to be in trust. They refer to a letter written a year prior to William J. Morgan informing...

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Irregular Employees Required for September 1888
August 20, 1888

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing provides the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with a list of irregular labor required for September 1888. Pratt also includes details on compensation, position title, and the number of workdays required for the month.

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Response to Request for Return of Angelia Baird
August 21, 1888

Alfred John Standing replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Cornelius and Margaret Baird for the return of their daughter Angelia from the Carlisle Indian School. Standing forwards a statement from Obadiah G. Given that he visited the Baird's in Oneida, Wisconsin...

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Special Estimate of Funds, First Quarter 1889
August 27, 1888

Special etimate of funds for the first quarter of 1889 amounting to $9,007.41 for support of school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wrap for Telegraph Regarding Difficulties in Securing Students
August 30, 1888

Wrap for telegraph from Richard Henry Pratt in which he he describes difficulties in securing pupils, asks authority from the Office of Indian Affairs authority for 150 students, and opportunity to answer adverse allegations.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Office Dispatch Regarding Transportation for Students
August 31, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt replies to the Office of Indian Affairs that the Office has instructed Alfred John Standing to telegraph the Office for transportation only as he finds pupils to come to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing Requests Ticket for Henry Kendall
September 3, 1888

Alfred John Standing requests that one ticket be placed for Henry J. Kendall in New Mexico.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Informs Office of No Service to Carlisle
September 5, 1888

Charles R. Bishop, Eastern Passenger Agent for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway, informs C. A. Maxwell that the railroad cannot carry business to Carlisle.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
B&O Passenger Agent Provides Quote for Ticket
September 7, 1888

Percy G. Smith, Passenger Agent, for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad provides a quote to A. B. Upshaw for the A and P Junction to Carlisle Pennsylvania.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Transportation of Students from Purcell, IT to Carlisle
September 7, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received a telegram from Joshua H. Given stating that Given was waiting for transportation for himself and a party of students to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that Given did not provide an exact...

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

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