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...
D. L. Thomas requests Bertie Harris be reinstated to her position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.
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.
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.
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...
Envelope for letter by Wa-ah-k-nuzzhe asking for the return home of his son from the Carlisle Indian School.
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...
Richard Henry Pratt forwards plans and specifications for the proposed storehouse at the Carlisle Indian School.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Fordyce Grinnell, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for July 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.
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.
Recommendation from Inspector Gardner that U.S. Indian Agent Robbins escort students to the Carlisle Indian School.
W. D. Robbins, U.S. Indian Agent, asks permission to escort children to the Carlisle Indian School as no employee is available.
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.
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.
Richard Henry Pratt submits school statistics accompanying the 1890 Annual Report.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to the application of Morris A. Birely for a position as a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.
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....
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.
Richard H. Pratt requests a leave of absence to attend his brother's funeral in Marion, Indiana.
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...