Letters/Correspondence

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William Morgan Asks Office for Advice for Remaining at Carlisle
September 29, 1890

William Morgan writes to R. V. Belt, Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs, about whether he should remain at the Carlisle Indian School for another year. Morgan writes about wanting to start farming while at home but knows that the present moment is not the right moment.

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Support for Department to Cover Tuition of Samuel Townsend
October 2, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt writes regarding a request from the President of Marietta College, John Eaton, to cover the annual cost of tuition for Samuel Townsend. Pratt asks that the Department cover the cost as Townsend is a capable printer and an ambitious student who desires to go into a law...

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, September 1890
October 3, 1890

Thomas Stewart, the acting school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for September 1890.

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Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1891
October 7, 1890

Estimate of funds for the second quarter of 1891 amounting to $21,597.44 for support of the school and fulfilling treaties with Indians.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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Initial Proposal for Columbian World's Fair Exhibit
October 7, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding an exhibit for the Indian Department at the Columbian World's Fair. Pratt states that he has placed Alfred John Standing in charge of the exhibit due to his experience with the New Orleans exhibit. As a result Standing...

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Proposed Expenses and Diagram for Exhibit at Worlds Columbian Exposition
October 15, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter by providing the proposed expenses and diagram developed by Alfred John Standing for the Columbian World's Exposition Indian Department exhibit at Chicago.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
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Pratt Responds to Report of Former Carlisle Students at San Carlos Agency
October 16, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt provides a response to the report of Inspector Junkin regarding former Carlisle students at the San Carlos Agency.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, October 1890
November 1, 1890

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for October 1890.

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Request of Charles H. Smith to be Returned Home
November 2, 1890

Charles H. Smith requests to be returned to his home early due to his father sickness.

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William F. Campbell Provides Update on Law Studies
November 25, 1890 - December 4, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from William F. Campbell regarding his law studies and attempts to earn a living as a painter.

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Pratt Responds to Request of Charles H. Smith to Return Home
November 6, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Charles H. Smith to return home to visit his sick father.

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Pratt Responds to Office Inquiry Regarding Report on School Statistics
November 7, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding discrepancies cited by the Office between the Carlisle annual report and the quarterly reports. Pratt details how his calculations were made and further discusses the costs of the school and the appropriation.

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Pratt Requests Office Pay Law School Tuition of William F. Campbell
November 8, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests the assistance of the Office of Indian Affairs in paying the Law School tuition of William F. Campbell. Pratt forwards two letters from Campbell.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, November 1890
December 1, 1890

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for November 1890. Dixon also includes a lengthy note about the cases in the "Remarks and Physician's Special Report" section.

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Special Estimate of Funds, Second Quarter 1891
December 6, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt submits a "Special" Estimate of Funds form for $5,598.25 for the transportation of students and support for the school.

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Inquiry into Orders for Howard Logan
December 12, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt asks for information regarding Howard Logan. Pratt notes that Logan has been waiting for orders from Professor Rich to join him at Fort McDowell. Pratt indicates that Logan needs to be transferred due to his health and that he is a bright individual.

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Request for Allowance for Chester Cornelius to Attend Commercial School
December 18, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt discusses the case of Chester Cornelius with the Office of Indian Affairs. Pratt notes that Cornelius purchased a section of land under the Severalty Act with the intention of renting it out to support himself as he enrolled in a Commercial School in Poughkeepsie, New York....

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Response to Request to Return Maggie and Frank Keiser
December 20, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from the father of Maggie and Frank Keiser to return home. Pratt notes that he has already informed their father that the students can return home at his expense.

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Request for Postage for Sending Letters and Report Cards to Parents
December 23, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt requests additional funding in order to pay postage for sending letters from students as well as their report cards to their parents. Pratt notes that Agents and Postmasters have not in some cases delivered the letters when sent under frank.

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Pratt Provides Information on Charles W. Wolf
December 27, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt provides information on Charles W. Williams and his potential appointment as an assistant teacher at the Colville Agency.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, December 1890
January 6, 1891

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for December 1890.

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Report on Gender Breakdown by Grade at End of 1890
January 21, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the gender breakdown by grade of the Carlisle Indian School as of December 31, 1890.

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Pratt Objects to Inputs for the 1890 Annual Report
January 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes personally to Thomas J. Morgan to object to the method used to calcuate the costs in educating students at the various Indian Schools. Pratt notes that in the 1890 Annual Report all costs for Carlisle were represented while other schools did not have certain costs...

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Response to Request to Enroll Children of Sophia Lacey
January 24, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Sophia Lacey to enroll her children at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that if the children are eligible then he would be glad to enroll them as well as arrange transportation. Pratt further...

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Travel and Expenses of Rev. Emmegahbou and Rev. Wright
January 26, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding the travel expenses of Reverend J. J. Emmegahbou and Reverend Charles Wright. Pratt notes that he furnished a return ticket for Emmegahbou from Carlisle to White Earth and incidental expenses but did not pay for the expenses...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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