Letters/Correspondence

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Chippewa Scholarship Inquiry for Peter Jordan
March 13-26, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding an inquiry by Oscar H. Lipps on behalf of Peter Jordan as to Jordan's eligibility to receive a scholarship funded through the tribal funds of the Chippewa Nation in Minnesota.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Chris Burns Seeks Information on Educating Children at Carlisle
May 16, 1882

Chris Burns inquires about sending his three children to Carlisle to be educated. Richard Henry Pratt forwarded the Commissioner of Indian Affairs with instructions on establishing precedent in such cases. Pratt proposes that white fathers pay some expenses towards the education of their...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Christmas Festivities 1908
December 29, 1908 - September 26, 1910

These materials include correspondence regarding the Christmas festivities of 1908. The festivities included a lantern slide and moving picture film presentation of Hiawatha, various receptions, tree decorating, and entertainment.

Also included is a financial authority request...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Church Attendance of Benjamin Black Elk
October 1, 1915 - November 23, 1915

These materials include correspondence regarding the church attendance of Benjamin Black Elk while on outing. Upon receiving an answer to his inquiry, William H. Ketcham, the Director of Catholic Indian Missions, objected to the placing of pupils in homes where they were unable to attend Mass...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Claim for Annuity Payments by Esther Moose
June 10-19, 1908

These materials include correspondence and legal documents concerning former student Esther Moose, and any entitlements she may hold right to government annuities under the treaties of 1837 and 1851. 

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification for October 1908 Attendance Report
October 22, 1908 - November 2, 1908

These materials include correspondence regarding mistakes on the attendance report. The report indicated certain students were over the age of enrollment and the Office of Indian Affairs sought clarification on their enrollment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification on Enrolling Additional Students from the Pueblo Agency
September 15, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt seeks to clarify his earlier letter regarding enrolling additional students from the Pueblo Agency. He writes that he is satisfied with the current allotment of students from the Indian Territory and Dakota but could have additional students due to the success of the outing...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification on Signing Receipts for Rental Payment
May 5, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt seeks clarification on the need for Richard Parker to sign for the receipts paid for the rent of the Parker farm for himself as well as an attorney for the other heirs. Pratt believes this is unnecessary but wants to avoid figure hassles by seeking instructions from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification Requested on Annuities Agreement for Alice Morris
July 11-26, 1909

These materials include correspondence regarding a request from Alice E. Morris to have more information on the Agreement for Commutation of Perpetual Annuities before she signed the agreement.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification Sought on Sending Children Home Early
February 15, 1881 - March 2, 1881

W. J. Cleveland writes to Richard Henry Pratt seeking clarification on the government's policy in regards to sending children home prior to their term of enrollment ending. Cleveland writes that since Spotted Tail was given permission to pay the expenses in returning his children home others...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clarification Sought on the Use of the Osage Fund
March 18, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt seeks clarification on how to use the Osage Fund in such a way to avoid complications on the Carlisle Indian School's accounts. Pratt indicates its similarity to other funds as well as the Comptrollers instructions provides conflicting advice. Pratt ends by saying that he...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Clerical Error Regarding Lena Brunette
October 8-29, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a clerical error that arose from confusion between Mabel and Lena Brunette. Lena was on outing and feared that she would not receive money sent to her for her return home.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of Account of DeForest Doxtater
October 20, 1913 - January 22, 1914

These materials include correspondence concerning a request by DeForest Doxtater to approve checks and close his student account. 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of Accounts for Marie Hutchinson and Wilson Carpenter
June 5, 1912 - July 12, 1912

This document contains correspondence concerning the closure of the student accounts of two deceased students, Wilson Carpenter (Seneca) and Marie Hutchinson (Chippewa). 

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Closure of the Carlisle Indian School
July 9, 1918 - February 14, 1940

These materials include correspondence, official records, and other documents related to the closure of the Carlisle Indian School in 1918. Discussed topics include the transfer of the land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of War, the transfer of property to other Indian...

Format: Financial Documents, Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Commercial Solicitation for Carpeting
April 18, 1926 - May 4, 1926

This material includes correspondence between R. D. Hetrick and Assistant Commissioner E. B. Merrit. Hetrick sent a letter concerning carpets for the Carlisle Indian School, and Merritt responded that the school had closed. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint About Food by Andrew Goforth
October 25, 1914 - November 30, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Andrew Goforth to his guardian that Carlisle was feeding him insufficiently and that he wanted to leave. Goforth's complaint is linked to homesickness by Carlisle's officials.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Against Richard Kesetta
October 3 - 29, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding a complaint against Richard Kesetta as a child. Further information is given about the circumstances of how Kesetta came to be a student at Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by J. Brown Kelly
October 19 - 31, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding a complaint made by J. Brown Kelly, a farmer with land next to the Carlisle School, against students who were vandalizing his property.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Jerome Sultuska Against Wallace Denny
February 6, 1918 - March 27, 1918

This material includes correspondence regarding an incident where Jerome Sultuska had been accused of chewing tobacco. Sultuska complained of harsh discipline and racial insults at the hands of Disciplinarian Wallace Denny. Carlisle's Superintendent and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs both...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Louis Schweigman
December 31, 1913 - January 27, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding the return of Louis Schweigman to his home. Schweigman complained that he was returned to his home without warning. Superintendent Moses Friedman denied the claim, and noted Schweigman's temporary enrollment status. Friedman also complained to the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Mamie Vilcan
November 2, 1913 - January 2, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Mamie Vilcan that Anna Ridenour, Matron, was opening her mail. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs asked Superintendent Friedman to look into the affair, and later reiterated that officials should abide by the law while...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint by Maxime Favel
March 24, 1914 - August 7, 1914

These materials contain correspondence regarding a complaint made by Maxime Favel regarding not be reimbursed for his expenses in coming to Carlisle and the use of his bank account to fund his return home.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Made by Percy Parroka
December 27, 1913 - March 24, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a complaint made by Percy Parroka that he was made to stay under the school rules while working on a farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania following the expiration of his term of enrollment.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Complaint Made by Robert Charboneau
September 17, 1907 - January 1, 1908

These materials include correspondence and government documents regarding a complaint by Robert Charboneau that his daughter, Frances Charboneau, was taken to the Carlisle Indian School without his consent. Frances was returned to her home in Fort Totten, North Dakota after an inquiry into her...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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