Letters/Correspondence

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Pratt Provides Opinions on Bringing in Students from Fort Hall and Nez Perce Agencies
July 29, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt advises that the incoming parties from the Fort Hall and Nez Perce Agencies should not be combined due to the difficulties involved. He further asks why only ten students should come from the Nez Perce Agency when there are around 30 students willing to come to Carlisle. If a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Reinstate Bertie Harris to Position at Carlisle
July 31, 1890

D. L. Thomas requests Bertie Harris be reinstated to her position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds and Regular Employee Pay, First Quarter 1891
August 1, 1890

Estimate of funds for the first quarter of 1891 amounting to $8,405.10 for support of the school and transportation of Indian supplies. Richard H. Pratt also requests additional funds for regular employee pay. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Returns Letters from Fort Hall Agency
August 2, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt returns letters from Fort Hall Agency Indian Agent S. G. Fisher and Fort Hall Boarding School Superintendent John Y. Williams to the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt notes that he is carrying out the Office's wishes in regards to the Fort Hall students.

Pratt further...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Question on how to Handle New Office Policy Regarding Public Schools
August 5, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a clip from the Washington Evening Star regarding a policy change that the Office of Indian Affairs will pay $10 per quarter for Indian students attending public schools. Pratt notes that he was going to publish this clip in the school newspaper but refrained due to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wa-ah-k-nuzzhe Requests Return Home of Son
August 5, 1890

Envelope for letter by Wa-ah-k-nuzzhe asking for the return home of his son from the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John H. Schively's Application for Position at the Arapaho School
August 6, 1890 - August 7, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an application of John H. Schively as Superintendent and Principal Teacher of the Arapaho School. Pratt notes that Schively would often preach at the Carlisle Indian School while a student at Dickinson College.

Also included is Schively's application and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Plans and Specifications for Storehouse
August 6, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards plans and specifications for the proposed storehouse at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation for Employment of Susie Gray in Pawnee School
August 7, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Susie Gray for a position at the Pawnee School. Pratt notes that he would place Gray in an assistant position and returns her letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Standing to be Sent as Escort for Nez Perce Students
August 7, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he will be sending Alfred John Standing to escort students from the Nez Perce Agency to Carlisle. He notes that Standing will be instructed to reject any students who are not in good health and advanced.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Outlines Exhibit for World's Columbian Exposition
August 8, 1890 - September 29, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt provides an outline for an Indian Department exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition covering the history of Native Americans. Pratt suggests highlighting the education work of the Office of Indian Affairs.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letter Referencing Roberta Harris
August 8, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from D. L. Thomas in reference to his not nominating Roberta Harris as a teacher. Pratt notes that Harris did not justify her endorsements and he fully informed her of the reasons why he did not nominate her for the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, July 1890
August 9, 1890

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Recommends Standing Visit Saint Ignatius School
August 11, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests the Office of Indian Affairs send Alfred John Standing to the Saint Ignatius School in order to obtain students for the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information and Recommendation for Frank Conroy
August 15, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report to the Office of Indian Affairs on Frank Conroy upon his application for a position as a blacksmith in the Indian Service.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recommendation that Robbins Serve as Escort for Children
August 15, 1890

Recommendation from Inspector Gardner that U.S. Indian Agent Robbins escort students to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Robbins Requests Permission to Escort Children to Carlisle
August 15, 1890

W. D. Robbins, U.S. Indian Agent, asks permission to escort children to the Carlisle Indian School as no employee is available.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return George Vallier Home
August 16, 1890

Frank Valliere requests the return of his brother George Vallier from the Carlisle Indian School. Frank notes that George graduated last June and that his time has expired.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Attention Called to Estimate of Funds
August 21, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt calls to the attention of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs the balance of estimate of funds previously sent on August 1, 1890. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Statistics Accompanying the Annual Report, 1890
August 21, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt submits school statistics accompanying the 1890 Annual Report.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Application of Morris A. Birely
August 28, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the application of Morris A. Birely for a position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees, September 1890
September 2-3, 1890

Captain Richard Henry Pratt submits a report that lists all of the employees at the school for the 1890-1891 fiscal year (A. J. Standing, Fordyce Grinnell, C. H. Hepburn, L. A. Bender, E. L. Fisher, Emma A. Cutter, Anna L. Hamilton, M. E. B. Phillips, Anna S. Luckenbach, Mary H. Cooks, Fanny G....

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, August 1890
September 3, 1890

Thomas Stewart, the acting school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for August 1890. Stewart also includes a short note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard H. Pratt's Application for Leave of Absence
September 16, 1890

Richard H. Pratt requests a leave of absence to attend his brother's funeral in Marion, Indiana. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Additional Clerks to Meet New Duties
September 19, 1890 - July 2, 1898

Richard Henry Pratt requests two additional clerks tp meet the demands recently imposed by the Office of Indian Affairs circular of June 23, 1898. Pratt notes that the administrative burden is quite high and would lead him to abandon his current financial recordkeeping of student money of which...

Format: Financial Documents, Ledgers, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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