Letters/Correspondence

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Articles by Elaine Goodale and a Response by Richard Henry Pratt
April 1890 - July 9, 1890

Richard Henry Pratt forwards two articles by Elaine Goodale, Supervisor of Education among the Sioux, to Thomas J. Morgan. Pratt comments that Goodale fought the work of the Sioux Commission and is also opposed to off reservation schools as they deprive parents of a say in their children's...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Information on Peter Snow and Sister Provided to Office
April 1, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding Peter Snow and his sister. Standing provides information on the two students and notes that their father is listed on the annuity roll as Long Tail in addition to noting that Snow's sister is enrolled at the Lincoln...

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Quarterly Attendance Report for Quarter Ending March 31, 1890
April 1, 1890

Alfred John Standing submits the Carlisle Indian School quarterly attendance report for the quarter ending March 31, 1890. Standing indicates that there were 722 students enrolled at the school at the end of the period.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, March 1890
April 2, 1890

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Request for Fort Belknap Head Men to Visit East
April 3, 1890 - April 4, 1890

Alfred John Standing submits telegraph correspondence between himself and William P. Campbell regarding a request to have head men from the Fort Belknap Agency go East with a party as it would aid in recruiting students for Carlisle.

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Report of Irregular Employees, March 1890
April 7, 1890

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in March 1890. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Correspondence Regarding Student Surveys, 1890
April 10, 1890

Letter from Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding a proposed survey to be sent out to all former students. Standing suggests that the survey should consist of both a questionnaire form and a request for a separate letter for Superintendent...

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Request to Cover Expenses Incurred due to Ill Students on Outing
April 16, 1890

Alfred John Standing requests authority to pay expenses incurred due to the illnesses of students on the outing program as well as a funeral of a student on the outing program.

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Correspondence Regarding Difficulties Recruiting Students at Fort Belknap
April 18, 1890 - March 25, 1891

Correspondence regarding difficulties of William P. Campbell in recruiting students for the Carlisle Indian School at the Fort Belknap Agency.

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Dorchester Inspection Report of Albuquerque and Returned Carlisle Students
April 21, 1890 - September 9, 1890

Daniel Dorchester, Superintendent of Indian Schools, returns documents related to returned Carlisle Indian School students. The documents mainly relate to the Albuquerque Indian School and an inspection that Dorchester conducted of the School that covers nearly all aspects of the school.

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Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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Instructions Requested for Annuity Check Received for Wilkie Sharpe and Other Annuity Matters
April 21, 1890

Alfred John Standing follows up a previous letter regarding annuity money due to Pawnee students at the Carlisle Indian School noting that Wilkie Sharpe had died earlier in the year while also noting that the School had received a check for Sharpe and asking what should be done with the check....

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Change in Course of Study for Various Grades at Carlisle
April 23, 1890 - April 24, 1890

Alfred John Standing writing for Richard Henry Pratt provides an explanation to proposed change in the course of study for various grades at the Carlisle Indian School. In addition he includes a list of the courses of study and the recommended text books.

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Arbor Day Celebrations in 1890
April 25, 1890 - May 29, 1890

Alfred John Standing forwards a report on the Arbor Day proceedings held at the Carlisle Indian School on April 25, 1890 noting that it was successful and should be replicated at other Indian Schools.

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Final Tally for Students From Four Montana Agencies
April 25, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the incoming parties from Montana. Standing provides a breakdown by gender of each party from the Blackfeet, Fort Belknap, Crow, and Fort Peck Agencies. In particular he notes that the Fort Peck students come from the...

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Elijah Cornelius Requests Return of Sons from Carlisle
April 28, 1890

Elijah J. Cornelius requests the return of his two sons James and Jesse from the Carlisle Indian School due to their health. Cornelius notes that both have been at the school nearly five years and desire to come home.

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John Roberts Requests to Transfer Two Students to Carlisle
April 30, 1890

John Roberts, Superintendent of the Wind River Agency School, seeks to transfer two of his pupils to the Carlisle Indian School.

Alfred John Standing in forwarding Robert's letter to the Office of Indian Affairs notes that it would be favorable to obtain a party from the Agency if a fair...

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, April 1890
May 3, 1890

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Irregular Employees, April 1890
May 6, 1890

Captain Richard H. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing submits a report that lists irregular employees and includes details on their compensation, position titles, race, and the number of days worked at the school in April 1890. Pratt distinguishes between the employees, whose...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nicholas Ruleau Requests to Return Home
May 12, 1890

Nicholas Ruleau requests permission to return home from the Office of Indian Affairs due to deaths in his family. Ruleau notes that he has been at the school for seven years and is currently on outing.

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Difficulties in Securing Children at the Rosebud Agency for 1890
May 14, 1890

J. George Wright, U.S. Indian Agent for the Rosebud Agency, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding obtaining students for the Carlisle Indian School. Wright indicates that he has difficultly obtaining students with almost all students failing physicals due to influenza. He...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edward Star Requests to Return Home
May 14, 1890

Edward Star requests to return to his home due to his father getting older and needing his help.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request of Nicholas Ruleau to be Returned Home
May 17, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Nicholas Ruleau to be returned home. Standing notes that Ruleau has generally been working on outings during the summer and attending public schools during the winter. He further states that Ruleau...

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Response to Request to Request Lucius Bird
May 17, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from Lucius Bird to return home. Standing indicates that Bird remained at the school past his time of enrollment at his request and has made an excellent record at the school. Standing further states that...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Return James and Jesse Cornelius
May 17, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the request of Elijah J. Cornelius to have his sons Jesse and James returned home. Standing notes that the students are not eligible to be returned home for another year according to an Office ruling but that their...

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Response to Inquiry to Transfer Two Fort Hall Boarding School Students
May 19, 1890

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter in regards to two students being transferred from the Fort Hall Boarding School to the Carlisle Indian School. Standing notes that as long as the students are healthy and funds for their transportation is provided for outside of...

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

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