Letters/Correspondence

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Request to Purchase Reference Library for Staff
February 21, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to purchase 33 books for a staff reference library.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Per Capita Cut and Opposition to Assimilation
February 28, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received their telegram regarding the Senate Committee cutting annual per capita appropriation to $150. Pratt notes that his is ample and further reiterates his beliefs in opposing the establishment of a public school system on...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Garcia Writes Regarding his Education at Carlisle
March 1, 1891

James Garcia writes to John Noble, the Secretary of the Interior, regarding his education at the Carlisle Indian School and the outing program.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to BIA Policy Change Regarding Student Recruitment
March 3, 1891 - March 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Henry A. Kennerly regarding an order from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that discouraged the transfer of mixed blood students to Carlisle. Kennerly notes that unless this order is modified he could not come up with a party of students.

Pratt...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Jemison Scanadore
March 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the Office of Indian Affairs regarding the request of Joseph Scanadore for the return of his son Jemison Scanadore. Pratt provides Jemison's history at the Carlisle Indian School since his transfer from Martinsburg and ends by noting that he ran away from the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Letter Regarding Ralph Eagle Feather
March 5, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter concerning Ralph Eagle Feather. Pratt provides the history of Eagle Feather and notes that he would be quite willing to find Eagle Feather farm employment but that if he is willing to leave the reservation he would be able to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Objects to Proposal to Rename the Carlisle Indian School
March 7, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs notice to change the name of the Carlisle Indian School to the Pratt Institute.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Office Encourage Apache Students to Remain at Carlisle
March 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Office of Indian Affairs send a letter to a group of San Carlos Apache encouraging them to remain at the Carlisle Indian School in order to complete the grammar grades. Pratt cites that the students desire to go home but that with Arizona passing a law...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Add Riverside Instruction Frame to List of Books
March 19, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt asks to add Riverside Instruction Frame to the list of books and school materials required. Pratt notes that his principal teacher believes the book is adapted for use in the School's Primary departments.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Classification of Pupils for Quarter Ending March 31, 1891
March 31, 1891 - May 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Statement of Classification for students at the Carlisle Indian School for the quarter ending March 31, 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Inquiry into Unpaid Annuity Money due Pawnee Students
March 31, 1891

Inquiry by Richard Henry Pratt at the request of Pawnee students at the Carlisle Indian School into unpaid annuity money.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of School Employees for Quarter Ending March 31, 1891
March 31, 1891 - May 9, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Report of School Employees for the quarter ending March 31, 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Estimate of Funds, Fourth Quarter 1891
April 3, 1891

Estimate of funds for the fourth quarter of 1891 amounting to $18,485.53 for support of the school.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Scanadore Requests Pratt Remit Son's Bank Account to Him
April 6, 1891 - June 10, 1891

Joseph Scanadore requests the Office of Indian Affairs instruct Richard Henry Pratt to remit him the remaining money held in his son Jemison's account at the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, March 1891
April 6, 1891

C. R. Dixon the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for March 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Postponement of Commencement Exercises Due to Measles Outbreak
April 10, 1891

Notice that the commencement exercises for the 1891 graduating class will be postponed until June due to an outbreak of measles on the campus. Richard Henry Pratt predicates that with the 16 cases among students and six cases among children of employees that it will take six months to overcome...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Forwarding Expense Report Related to Death of John W. Pipe
April 13, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards an account of expenses related to Alfred John Standing in attending to the funeral of John W. Pipe who died while on outing. Also included in the report are expenses related to Pipe's sickness, death, and burial.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Interior Secretary Disallows Carlisle Appropriation for Salaries
April 17, 1891

The Acting Secretary of the Interior disapproves using the appropriation of Carlisle Indian School to cover the expense of two clerks and one agent to obtain and record the information called for the Senate Resolution of February 13, 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Make Money Available for William F. Campbell
April 17, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that he has received a letter from William F. Campbell regarding the assistance promised him by Office of Indian Affairs to allow him to attend the Law School at the University of Minnesota. Pratt notes that a contract was drawn up...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Return of Expense Voucher Related to John W. Pipe
April 20, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt returns voucher of Alfred John Standing for $145.95 covering expenses incurred from the sickness and burial of John W. Pipe.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Asks for Ways to Bring Students from the Western Shoshone Agency
April 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has received requests from Dr. Carlos Montezuma and the Western Shoshone Agency Agent to enroll five students from that Agency. Pratt writes that his transportation costs for the year are minimal and asks if it possible to use...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Requisition for Stationery, Fiscal Year 1891-1892
April 22, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a requisition for stationery for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 1892.

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Transfer Three Students from the Sisseton Agency School
April 22, 1891

J. H. Meteer, Superintendent of the Sisseton Agency School, requests to transfer three students to the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Request to Return Henry Keoke
April 30, 1891 - July 10, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to a letter from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding a request to return Henry Keoke to his home. Pratt provides Keoke's history at the Carlisle Indian School as well as his last letter to Keoke informing him that as he decided to go out on outing he needs to...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, April 1891
May 1, 1891

C. R. Dixon, the school physician, compiles the monthly sanitary report for April 1891.

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

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