Letters/Correspondence

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Information and Recommendation on Eva Johnson
May 12, 1891

In response to an inquiry to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a teaching position in the Indian Service for Eva Johnson, Richard Henry Pratt provides information from E. L. Fisher as well as his recommendation.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Request to Return James Wolf
May 12, 1891 - July 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding requests for the return home of James Wolf. Pratt notes that due to Wolf's health he should remain at Carlisle for his full term in order to take full advantage of his education. Pratt includes letters sent to the Agency...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of William Good Thunder
May 18, 1891

Andrew Good Thunder requests the return of his grandson from the Carlisle Indian School. Good Thunder notes that he is getting older and would like his grandson to help him work for him. Good Thunder concludes by saying that he will pay the return fare.

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Harvey Townsend Requests to be Transferred to Carlisle
May 22, 1891 - June 8, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from a former student Harvey Townsend asking to be transferred from the Albuquerque School to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt notes that when Townsend left Carlisle he indicated he would return but ended up at Albuquerque. Pratt asks that Townsend's...

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Pratt Responds to Request to Return William Good Thunder
May 23, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to the request of Andrew Good Thunder for the return of his grandson William Good Thunder. Pratt notes that he receives a number of applications of this kind that are false but that he would be willing to return Good Thunder if the Office advises him too.

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Plans and Specifications for Addition to Girls Building
May 27, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards sends plans and specifications for adding on to the girls dormitory due to only receiving half of the appropriation for the building. Pratt also discusses the need for the new building in order to eliminate crowding. Included are seven enclosures including blueprints...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
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Pratt Responds to Outing Dispute Among Locals Near Genoa, Nebraska
June 4, 1891 - June 11, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to correspondence regarding complaints made by labor organizations of Genoa Indian School students being used as laborers on a beet farm. Pratt suggests that the Genoa Superintendent is right but that he should focus on individual outing patrons rather than corporate...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Increase Assistant Music Teacher Salary
June 5, 1891

Request by Richard Henry Pratt to increase the salary of the assistant music teacher to $540.

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Pratt Provides Recommendations to Fort Totten School
June 6, 1891 - June 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter to the Office of Indian Affairs' he wrote to W. F. Canfield, Superintendent of the Fort Totten Training School, regarding his opinion on filling teaching positions with former students.

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Request to Cover Expenses Incurred in Treating Johnson Spencer
June 6, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards voucher covering the cost of treating Johnson Spencer while on outing from an attack of pneumonia.

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Monthly Sanitary Report of Sick and Wounded, May 1891
June 8, 1891

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

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Industrial Tin Smith Training for Wah-go-osh
June 11, 1891 - June 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs regarding a letter from Henry M. Rice who discusses placing a Mille Lac Nation member in an industrial training program. Rice indicates that Wah-go-osh is quite adept at the tin smith trade but has had no formal training and would...

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Pine Ridge Agency, 1891
June 12-20, 1891

These materials include telegrams and a descriptive statement of students regarding 3 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency of South Dakota. The telegrams indicate that Carlisle's superintendent, Richard Henry Pratt, travelled to Pine Ridge to select students...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Informs Office of Upcoming Recruiting Trip to Pine Ridge
June 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he is leaving for the Pine Ridge Agency to recruit students for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt requests that the Office inform the Agent to forward students from schools and to give assistance.

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Pratt Requests Assistance in Recruiting Pine Ridge Students
June 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his telegraph earlier in the day to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs regarding his recruiting trip to the Pine Ridge Agency. Pratt notes that Agencies have a tendency to hold back students due to opening up of camp schools. As a result, Pratt asks for a more...

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Pratt Requests to Increase Music Teacher and Assistant Music Teacher Salaries
June 12, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt follows up his previous request to increase the assistant music teacher salary by also increasing the salary of the music teacher.

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Delay in Sending Sisseton Students to Carlisle
June 15, 1891 - June 27, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from J. H. Mateer, Superintendent of the Sisseton Indian Industrial Boarding School regarding three girls who had requested to be enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Mateer claims that the students now desire to wait until they receive their extra...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Forwards Estimated Cost and Specifications for Office Building
June 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards estimated cost of labor and material required to build a two story office building at the Carlisle Indian School along with the specifications.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Submits Plans and Estimates for New Blacksmith and Wagon Shop
June 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to build a new blacksmith and wagon shop at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt submits specifications, estimate of supplies and labor, and blueprints.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Maps and Diagrams
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Forwarding Freight Bills and Correspondence Regarding Brooms from Genoa
June 26, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt transmits freight bills for brooms received from the Genoa School and letters from L. C. Slavens relative to the brooms and asks for instructions.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James Wolf Requests to be Returned Home
June 28, 1891

James Wolf requests assistance from Commissioner Thomas J. Morgan to be returned to his home.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fort Lapwai Students Should Start for Carlisle at Once
June 29, 1891

Superintendent McConville of the Fort Lapwai School informs the Office of Indian Affairs that five boys and three girls will see their parents on July 4, 1891. And that the children should start at once for the Carlisle Indian School.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request for the Return of Henry Keoke
June 29, 1891

Thomas J. Quinn informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he wants his nephew Henry Keoke returned home from the Carlisle Indian School. Quinn notes that Keoke has spent six years at the School while his term was only for five years and as a result he has sent him money to return home if he is...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Three Pawnee Students Desire to Transfer to Carlisle
June 29, 1891

The Superintendent of the Pawnee School informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that three Pawnee students desire to enroll at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Update on Recruiting Oneida Students and other Matters
June 30, 1891 - July 3, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs on a number of matters including the continued employment of Alfred John Standing, revisions to the Civil Service Code, and enrolling Dennison Wheelock at Dickinson College. In addition, Pratt forwards a letter of William P. Campbell...

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

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